Crestview, FL asked in Car Accidents and Workers' Compensation for Louisiana

Q: Involved in a not at fault mva while in my person vehicle on the job.

Is it legal for workers comp adjuster to have you do mediation and sign papers right after anesthesia? Is it legal for an attorney to have you sign papers while heavily medicated? Is it legal for an attorney to threaten your career and tell you not to go to trial because the big company will eat you alive and he's going to go after the at fault driver's insurance instead. Is it legal for attorney to have you sign settlement papers while heavily medicated and advise you to move out the state?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: You really need to discuss this situation with a Louisiana attorney because it is fact-intensive, but your post remains open for three weeks. You raise a number of compelling issues that go to the matter of whether you had full capacity when you signed. The only way to demonstrate the validity of the arguments you make is with testimony and other evidence. Despite the legitimate points you raise, the problem in these settings is that time has elapsed and people are unlikely to admit to doing the types of things you mention. Meanwhile, your signature is already on the dotted line. See what an attorney says about whether it would be cost effective or viable to pursue these issues at this point. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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