What to do if an insurance company mistakenly included an extra zero in the amount they said would be deposited into our checking for an accident settlement?

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What to do if an insurance company mistakenly included an extra zero in the amount they said would be deposited into our checking for an accident settlement?

This was in the confirmation letter they sent to us. Do we have any legal recourse to hold them to that dollar amount?

Asked on November 8, 2013 under Insurance Law, Oregon

Answers:

Brook Miscoski / Hurr Law Office PC

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

No, you will not be able to hold another party to a mistakenly high payment when you already understood and agreed to a lesser payment.

There are circumstances where a party could be held to a mistake, but this does not sound like one of them.


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