In a recent case in Florida, it became clear how important it was to have a “meeting of minds.” Following a car accident, the victim offered to settle his complaint against the other driver because of his police limitations with the USAA Insurance Company. It also offered to release its rights against the other driver. However, her lawyer expressly informed USAA that she would not sign an release agreement with a stop-damage agreement or a compensation agreement. The lawyer also warned USAA that any attempt to release someone other than the other driver would act as a rejection of its offer of payment in good faith. Authorizations are governed by contract law. There is an offer to count and, if agreed, an acceptance of this offer. But there must be what is called a “meeting of minds,” which means that the terms of offer and acceptance must be agreed upon by both parties. If the acceptance is not compliant or if the offer is “mirror,” then there is no agreement. Judge Matthew Lucas wrote on behalf of the Second District Court of Appeals for Lakeland Florida, accepted the aggrieved woman and found that the acceptance did not “reflect” the offer and therefore there was no meeting of spirits. As such, there was no agreement or unblocking. The court was set aside and the injured woman was allowed to continue her trial.
The aggrieved woman`s lawyer stated that the language “Releasee (s), her agents and collaborators” was an attempt to extend the release to USAA, which is why she felt that her previous offer was rejected. She then took legal action against the USAA policyholders, who responded with a request for compensation enforcement and argued that the assault complaint should be dismissed because it had been excluded by a settlement agreement. The court judge accepted the application and accepted it. An appeal from the aggrieved woman has been made. Now, you may be wondering why your lawyer chose this approach. There is a very good chance that the political limits are not sufficient to compensate the injured woman. The lawyer made a very concrete offer in good faith to resolve the case. The insurance did not protect its policyholders by sending insolently a form authorization that did not reflect the offer and functioned as a refusal. As a result, the aggrieved woman made it possible to search the full value of her injuries against the other driver.
In the end, it was able to obtain the full value of its damages from the insurance company in the bad faith remedy because the insurance company did not properly accept the initial offer to pay and obtain authorization for its policyholders. Wolfson Law Firm is a law firm in Miami, Miami, Florida, which practices exclusively in the field of all types of accidents, injuries and illegality. The firm regularly accepts referrals. It is a business firm that represents clients and gives them the greatest personal attention. Wolfson Lawyers assist clients in all areas of insurance, violation and illegitimate death claims, handling first investigation cases, through court proceedings, and even appeals. THE USAA agreed to complete the audit at the same time as the standard form, regardless of the specific language of the application. If you pay for your injury claim, you must sign an unlock to get the money. A publication actually means that you release or release your claims against the responsible party.