Do All Parties Have To Agree In Order For A Settlement To Proceed?
Does everyone have to agree for my case to settle?
Generally, all parties have to agree in order for a settlement to proceed.
Agreement is Key
A settlement can’t be had if the employee does not agree. Likewise, no settlement can be had if the insurance company (typically the one paying the settlement) doesn’t agree. There are provisions in the workers’ compensation act that require a demonstration before the judge that the actual employer or the employer’s company understands that there is a settlement.