Miami, FL asked in Consumer Law and Insurance Defense for Florida

Q: I have final settlement check for my hurricane damage. The final check was not given to me by my own lawyer.

continued.. How can I demand the check. No explanation was given to me and no answer was provided to me when I signed and completed settlement paper. No settlement check was given to me. My house was fixed but there's still pending check due to me that was not given to me by my own lawyer. The check was received by the office but told me to give permission to clear the check since it in their names as well as mine. No response answers then despite I sent 2 letters to the office. We communicated before by email and phone calls since it was Covid time before. Who else will help me if my own lawyer seems not responsive of this?

1 Lawyer Answer
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Your post is not very clear. Apparently, your attorney hasn't responded to your communications. If you have the check, it's made out to you and your attorney, and your attorney endorsed it, there should be no problem with your depositing or cashing it.

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