out-of-court settlement


: an agreement made to avoid a court case

Examples of out-of-court settlement in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike the out-of-court settlement with George Pino, his wife agreed to a consent agreement to pay the $16 million. David Goodhue, Miami Herald, 3 May 2024 An out-of-court settlement for an undisclosed amount was reached the following month. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 8 Apr. 2024 Newsmax and the voting technology company Smartmatic could still reach an out-of-court settlement, and further delays are possible. Marshall Cohen, CNN, 3 Apr. 2024 An out-of-court settlement for an undisclosed amount was reached in February. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 12 Feb. 2024 Coats said his side of the table, which included co-litigants the University of Georgia, wanted an out-of-court settlement with the NCAA, which would’ve kept TV negotiating power with the central college sports authority. David K. Li, NBC News, 26 Aug. 2023 Except as otherwise provided in these Subscription Terms or our Terms of Service, The Washington Examiner is not willing and not obligated to participate in dispute resolution procedures before bodies responsible for out-of-court settlement of consumer disputes. Washington Examiner, 22 Mar. 2023 In 2019, Retton reached an out-of-court settlement with Biomet. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, 1 Feb. 2024 The pair reached an out-of-court settlement last year after cases in Switzerland, Singapore, Monaco and Hong Kong were all dismissed or discontinued. Oscar Holland, CNN, 31 Jan. 2024

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“Out-of-court settlement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-of-court%20settlement. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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