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Court will not seal infant settlement terms (access required)

Where the parties in this medical malpractice case, a minor, his mother and several defendants, made a pretrial settlement of plaintiffs’ claims, the court will not seal the settlement terms. Although the wrongful death statute requires settlement terms to be included in a petition for the court’s approval and the infant settlement statute does not, the ...