Offers of Settlement: H.B. 1741 (1995)
Establishes incentives for early settlement of claims by “qualified settlement
Establishes incentives for early settlement of claims by “qualified settlement offers.” The court will award attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses when a party refuses a reasonable offer as determined by the final judgment. Attorneys’ fees will be awarded at a rate of $100 per hour for expenses incurred after the date of the qualified offer, and may not total more than $1,000.
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