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May 08

Can my lawyer settle my personal injury case without my consent?

Posted by: Personal Injury Attorney  

Can my lawyer settle my personal injury case without my consent?After an injury of any sort takes place that is going to involve a civil trial or out-of-court settlement, it is important for victims to begin the process of finding a reliable and effective Los Angeles personal injury attorney that is going to get them compensation quickly and painlessly.  In order to expedite this process, it is important for these victims to understand some of the basics of their lawsuit, such as if their lawyer can settle a client’s personal injury case without their consent.

 

Every personal injury and the civil case that is going to follow is going to be slightly different, and this means that there are instances in which a lawyer may be able to settle a case without the client’s consent.  This is not going to happen in all instances, and victims are going to get a chance to work out these types of details before hand so that the know exactly what the retainer agreement allows and does not allow the legal representative to do.  If the client has not signed a settlement and release agreement, they are still going to be able to have the chance to stop from proceeding with the settlement.

Anyone that has recently been injured or knows someone that has recently been injured due to the negligence or malfeasance of another party should contact our personal injury lawyer in Los Angeles immediately.  We will be able to work closely by your side to find a fair settlement that is going to allow you to pay your bills and move forward with your life.