Using and Responding to CCP §998 Offers
An Offer to Allow Judgment under CCP §998 can be a powerful tool for the civil litigator. This statutory procedure for encouraging settlement can significantly shift the costs of litigation, if used properly. Experienced trial attorneys John Burke of Bishop Barry Drath and Nancy Fineman of Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy discuss how both plaintiffs and defendants can use CCP §998 offers to their advantage and the risks the parties assume in not accepting such an offer. More information about the event can be found HERE.