Sebastian, FL asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Products Liability for Florida

Q: husband Wife both plaintiffs in PI. The settlement offered was accepted by my husband and lawyer without me knowing

Lawsuit filed for PI with faulty. My husband and I hired lawyer. Contract is with husband AND me. Plaintiffs are husband AND me. The settlement was offered and lawyer called husband and made agreement without even talking with me. Aren’t I just as much a part of the case as well? Even though he is the injured one. As plaintiff and contract stating husband and me. Please let me know before I go in to sign release

1 Lawyer Answer
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You should have asked this in Justia › Ask a Lawyer › Puerto Rico› Personal Injury ›, but my guess would be that your lawyer should have got your approval as well as that of your husband. Refuse to sign the release if you don't want to accept it.

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