Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Louisiana

Q: I'm I entitled to a copy of the settlement check, front and back told that I can only get the front side check not back

Went to sign the settlement check but wanted a copy of complete check ( front and back) I was told no I couldn't get the back of the check because it was unethical and was told that until I sign the check my pay will be reduced every week is this true

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

A: A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. An attorney might need more information to determine what is going on - it sounds like you might have a wage lien that is accumulating. That's only a general guess from the weekly reduction you mention. An attorney could offer more meaningful guidance if they saw the check and any accompanying liens or subrogation conditions for your file. Good luck

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