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Georgia Court: Despite Policy Payout, Settlement Offer Not Enforceable

March 16, 2022

A payment of the policy limits is not always enough to settle a vehicle accident. The insurer must also agree to all other requirements in a settlement offer for an agreement to be enforceable, the Georgia Court of Appeals has decided.

In Ligon vs. Hu, the appeals court reversed the trial court and found that despite the insurer writing a check for $100,000, the matter was not resolved and a negligence lawsuit may continue.

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