Tag Archives: settlement negotiations

Non-disclosure settlements rear ugly head at Fox

These agreements impose silence on sexual harassment victims to protect the company, but this fosters the perception that they are really cover-ups. Source: Secrecy of Settlements at Fox News Hid Bad Behavior – The New York Times That’s the whole … Continue reading

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Defamation: Dear Author and Ellora’s Cave settle…but gee

From today’s Publisher’s Marketplace, this item about a settlement in a defamation case (“terms of the agreement were not disclosed,” natch) brings out a lawsuit component of which I’m sure many are curious. That is, what happens if a lawyer … Continue reading

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Settlements: what happens if plaintiff owes money?

The exceedingly short abstract below, from the New York Law Journal, reminds me of a couple of advisory incidents involving settlements and liens, i.e., debts the plaintiff is officially on the hook for–at least in personal injury cases where a … Continue reading

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