Tag Archives: Settlement

Settlement Offer In Insurance Case

The “Offer of Settlement Rule” is relatively new to Texas law and is codified in the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code, Section 42.002.  This rule was discussed to a small degree in a case from the Corpus Christi Court … Continue reading

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Father Regrets Signing Minutes Of Settlement; But Can He Convince The Courts To Overturn?

Back in April we looked at a case where the courts refused to overturn a separation agreement entered into by two parents. Another recent decision, this time from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, highlights just how important it is … Continue reading

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Maryland Court Says Auto Accident Settlement Bars Subsequent Medical Malpractice Claim

While people in every profession make mistakes from time to time, when a medical professional makes an error, it can cost a patient his or her life. If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to a … Continue reading

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Should instruction hearings and/or court-mediated settlement talks be public?

×Reading time: 3 minutes The FPC has attempted from the very beginning to settle its cases by compromise; see e.g. the Annual Report 2013 (p 6, left col): The Federal Patent Court sees itself as a service provider to the … Continue reading

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New SEC/Musk settlement spells out which Tesla tweets require preapproval

By Anne Sherry, J.D. Tesla CEO Elon Musk once again agreed to oversight of his social media posts after SEC contempt proceedings revealed that he had not sought preapproval of any tweets. This version 2.0 of the parties’ settlement, if … Continue reading

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