Vail Daily column: Statutory offers of settlement

Vail Daily column: Statutory offers of settlement
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By Edward Stoner

Law is like a toolbox. Some lawyers have enormous toolboxes. Others are just little bitty things. While a good craftsman does not blame his tools, it doesn’t hurt to have the toolbox well equipped either. One little-used appliance in the lawyer’s Dewalt box is what’s known as a statutory offer of settlement. It goes like this … Say you are embroiled in a lawsuit. Say too you are the defendant in the lawsuit. Your woe factor is high. Maybe you did something just a little wrong — or maybe not — but you certainly don’t deserve this. How is a …

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