I was told by the defense attorney that they will not send the check until they receive my signed copy of the dismissal. I would not have to file the dismissal until I receive the payment. Is this the normal procedure? What form do I use to dismiss?
Am I supposed to file a Notice of Settlement, then afterwards file the Request for Dismissal? I settled the case right after serving the Defendant and before the first CMC. Save
Call the clerk of the court to find out about the form. Make sure you don't dismiss with prejudice. This means if something should happen, you can refile. You should have some kind of settlement agreement signed before you dismiss the complaint.
I am licensed in Pennsylvania. Members of my firm are licensed in various states, including Pennsylvania, New... moreI am licensed in Pennsylvania. Members of my firm are licensed in various states, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. We handle cases involving personal injury (car accidents slip and falls, etc.,) medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, workers' compensation and social security disability.
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