The answer to your question is yes, but it is not that simple. I am concerned that you do not really understand the doctrine. No offense, but it is very rarely applicable and NOT favored by courts. The courts have ruled that its use should be avoided. I obviously know nothing about your case, but just because someone is seeking affirmative relief, that does not mean they automatically waive priviledges. I am not going to tell you what you should do, except you need to hire a lawyer.
This is not legal advice. You should always discuss the specifics of your issue in person with an attorney. Be aware that there are time limits on all claims that depend on the kind of claim, so do not delay in seeking an attorney.