Corrections to a Release Agreement in Durham
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If you discover errors contained in the settlement and release agreement you receive from the insurance company after negotiating a settlement for your personal injury claim, you may send a letter requesting corrections be made. The settlement and release agreement should accurately and completely reflect the agreement that was reached between you and the at-fault party’s insurance company.
Contact Wallace Pierce Law to have our Durham attorneys request corrections to your agreement at (919) 887-7892, or contact us online. Our team has years of experience successfully settling personal injury claims.
Settlement Correction Template
The following template should serve as an example of a letter that could be used to request corrections to a settlement and release agreement:
- Date of Letter
- Adjuster’s Name
- Insurance Company’s Name
- Insurance Company’s Address
- Re: Your Name
- Insured’s Name
- Claim Number
- Date of Accident
- Dear Mr./Ms. [ADJUSTER’S NAME]:
I am in receipt of the settlement and release agreement pursuant to the conversation held on [INSERT DATE] where we settled the claim referenced above. I’ve taken an opportunity to review the settlement and agreement, and upon my review I’ve discovered the following errors:
- [LIST ERROR(S) HERE]
- Incorrect Party Names
- Incorrect Releasors
- Incorrect Settlement Amount
- Factual Mistakes
I respectfully request the settlement and release agreement be amended to accurately reflect our agreement of the settlement. I wish to honor our agreement; however, I will need the errors referenced above corrected before I am able to move forward. Please correct the errors and return it to my attention as soon as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly at [ENTER YOUR PHONE NUMBER AND/OR EMAIL ADDRESS HERE] if you have any questions or concerns.
- [YOUR SIGNATURE HERE] [YOUR NAME HERE]
The insurance adjuster should agree to amend the settlement and release agreement to properly reflect the terms and facts of your settled claim. If you have issues getting the adjuster to correct the errors, we recommend speaking to our experienced Durham attorneys, who may be able to provide advice on dealing with the insurance company.
Legal paperwork can be confusing, but our team can help. Call (919) 887-7892 for your free consultation today.
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