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'...They were on the verge of working out the problem themselves.'
"It's a settlement check for $8.23. Apparently we're members of a class that suffered irreparable economic loss and severe emotional distress."
Tags:settlement, settlements, unfair settlement, unfair settlements, financial settlement, financial settlements, trickle down economy, corporate giant, corporate giants, big corporate, big corporations, wealth gap, poverty gap, the poverty gap, the 99 percent, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, reparation, reparations, consolation, consolations
"This firm has a long history of bringing gravitas to frivolous lawsuits."
Tags:corporate law, corporate lawyer, corporate lawyers, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, law firm, law firms, corporate law firm, corporate law firms, shakedown, shakedowns, shake-down, shake-downs, frivolous lawsuit, frivolous lawsuits, sue, suing, settlement, settlements, big corporation, big corporations, gravitas
"The sooner I start smoking, the sooner I get my big settlement from the tobacco companies."
Tags:smoking, smoker, smokers, tobacco, tobacco company, tobacco companies, bad habit, bad habits, start young, starting young, baby, babies, infant, infants, toddler, toddlers, terrible twos, terrible 2s, sue, suing, settlement, settlements, legal settlement, legal settlements, take advantage, taking advantage
"Butt out, Buster! Who the hell do you think you are-Jimmy Carter?"
Tags:butt out, butts out, butting out, haitian trip, haitian trips, haiti, jimmy carter, president, presidents, negotiate, negotiates, negotiating, negotiation, negotiations, mediate, mediates, mediating, fight, fights, fighting, bar fight, bar fights, faction, factions, peacemaker, peacemakers, peacemaking, settlement, settlements, international diplomacy, diplomacy, diplomat, diplomats, former president, former presidents, bosnia
"Damn it, name a figure, name a figure."
Tags:business men, business man, business person, business people, businessmen, businessman, businessperson, lion, lions, chase, chasing, chased, name a figure, deal, deals, making a deal, making deals, deal maker, deal makers, name your price, settlement, settlements, financial settlement, financial settlements, sue, sued, suing, law suit, law suits, corporate law, pay off, payed off, mountain lions, mountain lions
"Your mother and I still think two dollars a week is plenty, but, in an effort to avoid litigation, we're willing to go to two seventy-five."
'Oh yeah? Well I'll see you in small clams court!'
Tags:clam, clams, claim, claims, court, courts, court order, court orders, dispute, disputes, disputing, disputed, argue, argues, arguing, argued, settle, settles, settling, settled, settlement, settlements, threat, threats, threaten, threatens, threatening, threatened, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"Damn!—And we were this close to an attorney-friendly settlement."
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, lawsuit, lawsuits, litigation, suing, settlement, settlements, agreement, agreements, failed, failure, failures, reaching a settlement, practicing law, practising law
"It takes years before some people are comfortable enough to say hello."
Tags:new neighborhood, new neighborhoods, alienate, alienating, alienation, alienated, shun, shuns, shunning, unfriendly, unwelcoming, neighborhood, neighborhoods, neighbourhood, neighbourhoods, new neighbourhood, new neighbourhoods, introduction, introductions, standoffish, uncomfortable, awkward, prairie, prairies, settler, settlers, desert, deserts, survival, hermit, hermits, greet, greets, greeting, greetings, shy, shyness, isolation, isolated, social isolation, socially isolated, settlement, settlements
"Oh, stop flexing, Dinsdale, get you lawyers and let's deal."
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, settlement, settlements, legal settlement, legal settlements, deal, deals, cutting deal, cutting a deal, employee, employees, trouble maker, trouble makers, muscle, muscles, flexing muscle, threat, threats, threatening, corporate law, corporate lawyer, corporate lawyers
Tags:divorce, divorces, divorcing, yard sale, yard sales, split up, splits up, splitting up, break up, breaks up, breaking up, fundraiser, fundraisers, fundraising, bad marriage, bad marriages, breakup, breakups, homeowner, homeowners, home owner, home owners, alimony, settlement, settlements, settle, settles, settling
"Negotiations are going to be tougher than I thought. Your wife is being backed by Syria."
"And, in exchange for his testimony, your client gets to pick something nice out of our catalogue."
Tags:consumerism, bribe, bribes, settlement, settlements, legal settlement, legal settlements, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, prosecutor, prosecutors, legal representation, testimony, shopping, catalogue, catalogues, shopping catalogues, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, take advantage, taking advantage, bad deal, bad deals, cutting a deal
Fences Make Good Neighbors.
"He didn't exactly ask for a divorce-he offered me an early-retirement package."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, divorce, divorcing, separate, separating, split, splitting, marriage, marriages, married life, retire, retirement, early retirement, retirement package, early-retirement, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, money, property, properties, settlement, settlements, alimony
'This is not the kind of 'out of court settlement' I had in mind.'
"I'm glad this case could be settled out of context."
Tags:settle, settlement, settles, settlements, settling, settles, out of court, out-of-court, out of context, out-of-context, confuse, confusion, play on words, playing on words, judge, judges, law, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, nature, natural, wilderness, country, rural, out of court settlement, attorney, attorneys, sue, suing
'You are morally bankrupt. However, I'm offering a bailout package which permits sloth, envy and limited gluttony.'
'Oh, this? I got this in the divorce.'
'You call it a beer belly, I prefer to think of it as a lump sum settlement of liquid assets.'
"Actually, living well on his money is the best revenge."
'It looks as if they want an out of court settlement.'
Divorce Court: High Five Area.
"It was one of the toughest divorce settlements he'd ever dealt with..."