The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that an attorney may enter into a binding settlement agreement on behalf of his client only if the attorney is acting with express authority.
Reutzel v. Douglas, 870 A.2d 787 (Pa. 2005).
Leann M. Petrilla,
Attorneys Must Manifest Express Authority in Order to Create a Binding Settlement Agreement on Behalf of Their Client: Reutzel v. Douglas,
Duq. L. Rev.
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