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Good morning. Just to be clear, this was settled outside of court?
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Thank you for the additional information. Settlements are typically confidential. As such, unless one of the parties disclosed the status of it, there would be no way of finding out, if the defendant was paid. However, if the defendant was NOT paid, the plaintiff would have likely taken the defendant back to court to enforce the settlement or proceed and sue, so the case would appear in the public records and be able to be seen. The decision to take the settlement offer, is at your discretion. If you were not properly represented, you could file a Bar complaint against the attorney representing you. However, if you accepted it, it needs to be paid and if they did not pay, then you could take them back to court to enforce it.
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