This was long ago - I realize -
But same rules apply today -
In any case where you feel your rights have been violated -
There are remedies in place to allow for clarity -
This certainly sounds like some rules have been broken!
Realtor's are licensed professionals and accountable to the licensing bureau.
Start there then - call upon the Realtor's Association.
They will not rule - simply assist in providing clarity as to the rules...
More than likely, this would be a dead issue after these contacts are made.
I would wager to say more Realtor'f fear being sued - than ever consider suing...
25 year "full time" South Florida resident
I know the area - I understand the market.
And I know the rules!