My boyfriend, daughter and I were in a rear end accident while stopped at a stop light 2 years ago. By 6 months my insurance co. paid for my car rental (2K), paid off my car (18K) plus an additional 4K to make up the value difference in my car. My lawyer proceeded with our personal injury cases (15/30) and property damage (10K). After negotiations we all agreed on certain amounts-- 6K for boyfriend, 5K for daughter, 15K for myself and 10K for the PD (loss of use). My lawyer told me that we would each receive 1/3 of PI and I would receive ALL of the PD. After I sign everything, he tells me that my insurance company is taking 9K of the 10K leaving me with only 1K. Is this customary? And what about the verbal agreement between my and myself? Can I sue him for breaking a verbal agreement?
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