R. 69J-176.022 Mediation of Bodily Injury and Property Damage Claims

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Chapter 69J-176

  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.