Can I reopen a case that was settled due to legal malpractice?

Asked on Aug 17th, 2017 on Legal Malpractice - Florida
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My minor son had an accident at a Publix store. I hired a large law firm to sue them. Ultimately, they did not want to file a lawsuit even though I felt strongly that they should. They ended up settling the case for much less than I was happy for. I've gone back and reviewed the release and noticed that mine and my husband's signatures were NOTARIZED, even though we did NOT appear before a notary. The notary was apparently an employee in the law firm. Do we have any recourse here? Can we reopen the case, as the release was not legally notarized?
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Answered on Aug 18th, 2017 at 5:33 AM
Generally, NO. If you authorized and greed to the settlement, the notarization is more for the other parties ability to make sure you don'tlie and claim that it wasn't your signature. etc. 

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