Dear Customer, thank you for choosing Just Answer. I am very sorry to learn of this unfortunate matter. Your mother's matter appears to have resolved in a settlement agreement. The agreement itself should be a contract that either your mother, or her attorney will have. These agreements have enforcement provisions in most cases which give the Court the authority to force the party that has failed to perform the way they were supposed to (They did not give your mother her benefits) to do so.
If there is an enforcement clause in the settlement agreement, you can take it to the Court and ask for the terms of the agreement to be enforced (there is usually an attorney's fees provision which means your mother can hire an attorney and the other side will be forced to pay for it if they lose).
If there is no enforcement clause, you can first attempt to reopen the original suit and try to get the Court to enforce the settlement as part of your mother's original case. Many courts do not like to open older files, and your mother will need to file a lawsuit for declaratory relief against the other side for breach of contract in civil court and ask that the Court enforce the terms of the contract between your mother and the company.
I hope the above is helpful, and I hope that your mother is given her proper benefits under the contract quickly. Best regards, Bill.
what is enforcement clause?
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