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I received a settlement from an accident in which I was no at fault. I was paid by the at faults insurance companie twice, receiving a check in the mail. Am I required by law to return the ove payment?



I am a law school graduate. What I offer is mere information, not to be construed as forming an attorney client relationship.

Yes you are required to return the overpayment because:

1) although it was their mistake, you knew it was a mistake.

2) if you don't return it, they can charge you with some form of theft.

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