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CCP § 998 Fees Rejected As Judgment Was Less Than Offer To Compromise

In Lee v. Silveira, 2015 DJDAR 5287, the California Court of Appeal for the Fifth Appellate District ruled on an interesting tort case involving the interpretation of CCP § 998. In the appeal, a personal injury plaintiff...more

Let's Make a Deal: Michigan Has New Powers to Settle Tax Debts

Taxpayers with outstanding debts owed to the State of Michigan can settle those debts under an offer-in-compromise program that took effect earlier this year. In order to qualify for the program, a taxpayer must have filed...more

Offers of comp - check the date - new rule reinstates previous practice (Australia)

New South Wales (NSW) litigants and their advisers now know where they stand - if you served an offer of comp before 7 June 2013, you better hope you didn't express it to be plus costs because it will not be valid. However,...more

Weekly Law Resume - June 13, 2013: Expert Witness Fee Recovery Runs From Rejection of First of Plaintiff’s Multiple Statutory...

Raymond Martinez, et al. v. Brownco Construction Company, Inc. - California Supreme Court (June 10, 2013)- California’s statutory settlement procedure (Code of Civil Procedure §998) permits a party to make a...more

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