Opposing counsel made me a super good offer sent via email on the 15th. I was concerned that it was not signed by his client . I wasn't sure if an email sent by opposing counsel representing my government employer would be enforceable since it didn't have an ink signature from my former boss so on the 19th they gave me one signed by my former boss but one critical point was materially different than the one sent to me on the 15th in an email from their attorney. On the 20th they forwarded to me the email they sent me on the 15th because I could not find it in my inbox. This earlier one is materially better. Would the forwarding of it to me on the 20th make it the most recent offer even though it was originally sent to me on the 15th? I hope so. It is my understanding that the most recent offer replaces any previous ones. I don't want to risk losing their offer due to something that might be construed as nit-picky by asking them to make my former boss re-write his signed offer as he is the one who is in the hot seat for discriminating against me in the first place. If the forwarded one is considered the one that is current and if it is enforceable then i want it
The offer signed by your employer should match the offer that you accepted. If it does not, then you should follow up with the employer and his attorney. Because this question is specific and an extensive review of the timeline is not possible in this Question and Answer forum, I encourage you to contact an attorney to review the emails and the official contract before you sign. Good luck to you.
You have provided a lot of facts but your scenario is confusing. You would certainly benefit from a consultation with a attorney,m especially since we do not have the benefit of review of any offer or acceptance and are not even privy to the nature of your case. This online forum is simply not adequate for your needs.
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Perhaps you should make them an offer of settlement. Then, assuming they agree to settle on your terms, there will be no question as to the terms. You need to make sure that all the terms of the settlement are crystal clear before you agree to dismiss your claim.
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