I agreed to the settlement currently on the table but since then I’ve changed my mind. I have not yet signed any papers or releases, everything is verbal at this point. Is that binding?
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The simple answer is NO.
The only concern would be if your verbal agreement was taken down by a court reporter, or if it came during a recorded deposition. Even then, 99% of the time to be enforceable your agreement would have to be in writing.
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