§4.25 Civil Settlement Offers Generally Excluded
C. Mueller, L. Kirkpatrick, & L. Richter, Evidence §4.25 (6th ed. Wolters Kluwer 2018)
7 Pages Posted: 30 Oct 2018
Date Written: 2018
This article addresses the admissibility of settlement offers and settlement discussions under FRE 408. It discusses the requirement that the claim must be disputed and a party must intend to make an offer of compromise. The rule applies to settlements with third parties and also to criminal cases.
Keywords: settlement offers, offers of compromise, settlement discussions, statements made in settlement negotiations, FRE 408, Federal Rule of Evidence 408
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