It is advisable that you ask for a photocopy of the personal injury settlement check. When you are a client, you have the legal right to ensure that you are receiving all that you are owed. It is a common practice for your Indiana personal injury attorney to present you with a copy of the settlement breakdown sheet prior to the check being deposited. In most cases, the insurance company will add both your name and your lawyer’s name on the check. This way you would be able to see the check and would be required to endorse the check prior to depositing into your lawyer’s trust account.