Q: In Alabama what are the rights of a third party in an auto claim, can the check be made solely to me? Or does it by law?
A: An Alabama attorney could answer you best, but your question remains open for four weeks. As a general matter nationwide, it can depend on arrangements made with the insurance carrier. If you handled your own property damage claim, the carrier will make the check payable to you. If an attorney is involved and they are taking a fee, the check could be made payable to both of you, where the attorney deposits it in escrow and pays you after deducting legal fees. Good luck
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