Q: I won a settlement but the company is not paying. What can I do ?
A: Once a case settles, both sides are contractually obligated to fulfill their respective ends of the deal. In most instances, that means the injured party will sign a release while the other party will pay a sum of money. In the event either party fails to uphold its end of the bargain, the aggrieved party may file a lawsuit against the other for breach of contract. If the case is already in suit, then the aggrieved party may file a motion with the court known as a motion to enforce settlement.
Tristan Blain Morrison agrees with this answer
A: Michael is right. Alternatively, if what you actually "won" is a judgment, rather than a settlement, you will need to look into hiring a collections attorney. Good luck!
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