Contract Law

Fraudulent Inducement & Settlement Agreements Under Texas Law

September 25, 2016 / By Robert Wood
Articles // Contract Law

Settlement Agreements: Fraudulent Inducement and the Duty to Read Your Contract Settlement agreements are contracts. They impose binding obligations on both parties. Consider the following example:  Employer sues ex-employee for breach of non-compete. Employee files a counterclaim for unpaid sales commissions. Eventually, the two parties sign a settlement agreement. As part of the settlement agreement, the parties…

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