|R. 69J-176.022||Mediation of Bodily Injury and Property Damage Claims|
Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Chapter 69J-176 - Mediation of Bodily Injury and Property Damage Claims
- 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.