out-of-court settlement

NOUN
  1. resolution of a dispute prior to the rendering of a final decision by the trial court
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How To Use out-of-court settlement In A Sentence

  • Her lawyer reportedly said she is seeking an out-of-court settlement. The Sun
  • Commentators have suggested that no drug company has yet lost a case in the British courts, although there have been some out-of-court settlements.
  • It goes against the general trend towards counselling, mediation and out-of-court settlement.
  • They reached an out-of-court settlement, but I understand that they received compensation for their troubles.
  • But she later agreed an out-of-court settlement gagging her from speaking out. The Sun
  • An out-of-court settlement cannot be one-sided; it must be based on parity, equity and symmetry, on the principle of give-and-take by both parties.
  • Meanwhile, News International announced Friday that it had set up what it called a "speedy, cost-effective alternative to litigation" that would allow phone hacking victims to apply for swift out-of-court settlements through a company Web site. NYT > Home Page
  • The company paid out over $10 million in an out-of-court settlement .
  • Meanwhile, News International announced Friday that it had set up what it called a "speedy, cost-effective alternative to litigation" that would allow phone-hacking victims to apply for swift out-of-court settlements through a company Web site. NYT > Home Page
  • The women, who were on legal aid, were offered an out-of-court settlement which would have barely covered their legal fees.
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