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How To Recover Fees For Temporary Attorneys

You’ve hired temporary attorneys to assist on a case. Now it’s time to recover fees and you’re left wondering if you can recover what you paid outside counsel from either your client, or the losing party. Good news! It looks like you can do both. An attorney asked our legal services team to research whether […]

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E-mail Modifications of Settlement Agreements

Erin K. Loeb, Senior Attorney, De Novo Review Can parties to a settlement agreement modify their settlement agreement via e-mail and without resort to court order? Yes, parties can modify their settlement agreement via e-mail so long as the agreement itself contains no contrary provision. Settlement agreements are construed as contracts, so that their provisions […]

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