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By Bruce Jervis
Claim settlement agreements can be drafted any which way. Sometimes they are drafted with broad, general language. Sometimes they produce unexpected consequences. Parties signing claim settlement agreements need to be aware.
A South Dakota supplier of aggregate was twice victimized by faulty material testing: prior to bid submittal by an independent laboratory hired by the supplier and after contract award by the state highway department. The supplier sued the state and settled for a stipulated amount. The supplier then sued the testing laboratory. But there was a problem. Read more.