Orlando, FL asked in Workers' Compensation for Florida

Q: I received a settlement agreement from my lawyer where the compensation for lawyer fees was blank. Should I sign this?

The original settlement was stated over the phone to be 10,000 and the settlement agreement says 7500. And the three areas that asserts exact dollar amounts to be disbursed to the lawyer and to me are left blank. I'm being pressured to sign this document and am refusing to sign it without this being addressed.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Gregory C. Maaswinkel
Gregory C. Maaswinkel
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You should speak directly with your lawyer regarding your concerns and have all of the blanks filled in before you sign it.

Domenic J. Celeste agrees with this answer

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