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Open Court Settlement Stipulation Binds Parties in NY Civil Action

Plaintiffs May Not Back Out Because They Didn’t Account for Workers’ Comp Lien and Medicare Set-Aside An open-court stipulation of settlement in a New York trial court is an independent contract between the parties and will be enforced to its … Continue reading

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Husband/Wife Bakery Ends Up With Two Policies; Insurers Must Split Cost of Death Claim

Policy Procured “by Mistake” Remains in Force Since Cancellation Wasn’t Done According to Missouri Law Cancellation of a workers’ compensation insurance policy, even when both the insured and the insurer contend the policy was issued by mistake, must be in … 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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