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What A Difference a Word Makes: Illinois Court Remands Case Because Settlement Agreement Ambiguous

Characterizing the language of a workers’ compensation settlement agreement that included a provision for a Medicare set-aside annuity (MSA) as “sloppy” and “imprecise” and quoting novelist Vladimir Nabokov’s advice to writers, “have the precision of a poet,” an Illinois appellate … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: Claimant Who Settles Claim and Then Receives Large Doctor’s Bill May Not Rescind Compromise and Release Agreement Based on Mistake

A claimant’s receipt of a doctor’s bill showing an unpaid balance due of $37,674, after he and the employer had signed a Compromise and Release agreement settling the claimant’s workers’ compensation claim for a lump sum payment of $ 9,900, … Continue reading

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