Jamie Sheller presents at PBI “How to Properly Document Settlement Agreements”


Continuing Legal Education Programs

2012-05-22 –

Attorney Jamie Sheller presented at the May Pennsylvania Bar Institute continuing legal education program “How to Properly Document a Settlement Agreement: After the New Joint and Several Liability Law” in both Philadelphia May 15 and on May 22 in Mechanicsburg and by live simulcast to the Bucks County Bar Association in Doylestown.

The ten person panel addressed:

Whether attorneys will need to change the language they use in your agreements after the passage of Act 17 of 2011? The panel of ten will offer suggestions and tips on how best to address the change in the law

How to identify key language that will protect the attorney and their clients
Learned how settlement agreements will be affected by the new joint and several liability law and
Details on Medicaid/Medicare, medical, subrogation and workers comp liens, enforceability of oral settlement agreements, pitfalls when presenting settlement agreements orally to the court, general vs. limited releases, joint tortfeasor language and more

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