A good faith 998 offer must have had a “reasonable prospect of acceptance” in light of the information available to the parties at the time of the offer. Reasonableness depends on a two-prong determination. First, an offer is reasonable if it represents a reasonable prediction of what the defendant would have to pay the plaintiff following a trial, discounted by money received by the plaintiff before trial, and premised on the information known to the defendant at the time. Secondly, the offeree must have reason to know the offer is a reasonable.
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