out-of-court settlement


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out-of-court settlement

a suit for damages listed for a court hearing which is settled out of court by mutual agreement between the parties.
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The out-of-court settlement will buy him a specially adapted home and pay for round-the-clock care workers to help him live life to the full.
It is believed Kinane's legal team had been hoping to persuade a judge to award pounds 3m-pounds 5m damages, but it is likely they would be accepting a smaller sum in an out-of-court settlement.
Having two cases could complicate any out-of-court settlement, Mr Land said, as both would have to be resolved simultaneously.
But after taking legal advice, she reluctantly agreed to an out-of-court settlement.
The Longs recently agreed the out-of-court settlement to avoid the costs of a further court hearing, according to Mr McMeekin.
This is the second out-of-court settlement the two chemical firms have made in the antitrust case.
The daughters of a Japanese businessman killed in the crash of Japan Airlines (JAL) flight 123 on 12 August 1985 have reached an out-of-court settlement with the carrier.
They denied liability but on the fourth day of the trial an out-of-court settlement was reached.
The protracted legal battle involving principal dancer Kimberly Glasco, the National Ballet of Canada and its artistic director, James Kudelka, has ended with an out-of-court settlement.
Esther Ritchey sued the firm, reaching an out-of-court settlement.
The government and Microsoft are holding talks to try to reach an out-of-court settlement, but the two sides remain far apart.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- WHX Corporation (NYSE: WHX) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, has reached an out-of-court settlement with Stemcor USA, Inc.