Oct 28, 2022
Settlement negotiations are often informal affairs – phone calls, conversations on the courthouse steps, even text messages can kick off negotiations that amicably end litigation. But what happens if one party makes an offer they feel is more reasonable and the other party stubbornly refuses to accept it? In some states, and in federal court, there is a mechanism for that.
Whether your claim’s jurisdiction calls them Offers of Judgment, Offers of Settlement, and Qualified Offers, listen in as Rebecca and Steve discuss what is required for them and when these statutes turn formal settlement offers into an offer you can’t refuse.