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Federal Judges Ponder Future of Secret Settlements
Dan Christensen -- Miami Daily Business Review -- 09-12-2002
South Florida's federal district court judges will be considering whether to join South Carolina's federal judges in banning secret settlements in civil lawsuits, a move strongly opposed by the insurance industry. The nation's courts have been dogged recently about sealed agreements and documents that, if not sealed, might have sounded early alarms about pedophile priests, bad doctors and dangerous products.
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See also Proposed Ban on Secret Settlements in California Fails
Kevin Livingston -- The Recorder -- 09-18-2001