There is no way to understand what happened here or why your mother and you are receiving money on a workers' compensation case. I'm not sure this is the correct category.
Talk to your lawyer. You have a right to know what is happening, be shown copies of checks, and be provided an update of proceedings.
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Your lawyer needs to keep you better informed as Mr. Hoffman has suggested .
No attorney client relationship has been formed until you sign a representation agreement.
Are you talking about a workers compensation injury? Your question does not really give enough facts. As a general rule, you are entitled to information about what is going on. I would suggest, as has been advised, that you consult a local attorney, who can get all the facts and give you the best advice.
1.) If YOU were injured, YOU get the money, NOT your mother.
2.) It is NOT possible to "Win" a settlement. You win a judgment and you negotiate a settlement.
3.) How could any money be distributed BEFORE you won?
4.) If you are a minor and the amount of the settlement or judgment exceeds $10,000.00, the Probate Court requires that the money be placed in a bank on the condition that NO funds can be withdrawn before you turn 18, without the Court's permission.
Why haven't you asked your attorney?
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