Settling With All the Right Parties

Alexander Barthet Claims, Construction, General Contractor, Settlement

A college hired a general contractor to renovate one of its residence halls. This included some bathrooms and shower stalls. After completion of the project, the school discovered a number of leaks caused by defective work in the bathrooms. The college sued the general contractor for breach of contract and the plumber for breach of its warranty, alleging improper installation …

Alexander BarthetSettling With All the Right Parties

No Deal, Not Until Everyone Signs: Corporate Litigation

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Florida courts have consistently held that a settlement agreement resulting from a mediation will not be enforced without the signatures of both the attorney and the client. The fact that an attorney may have signed on behalf of his client or in the presence of his client is not sufficient to overcome the legal requirement that such an agreement also have the client’s signature.

Alexander BarthetNo Deal, Not Until Everyone Signs: Corporate Litigation