Pending Fed. R. Civ. P. 68 Offer of Judgment Not Terminated by Intervening Grant of Summary Judgment, Holds Ninth Circuit

In Kubiak v. County of Ravalli, No. 21-35542 (9th Cir. May 3, 2022), the Ninth Circuit holds that a Fed. R. Civ. P. 68 offer of judgment remained open for fourteen days for the plaintiff to accept, even after the district court granted summary judgment (but did not enter final judgment) while the time wasContinue reading “Pending Fed. R. Civ. P. 68 Offer of Judgment Not Terminated by Intervening Grant of Summary Judgment, Holds Ninth Circuit”

Second Circuit Holds That Rule 68 Offer of Judgment Was Unenforceable Because There Was No Meeting of the Minds on the Monetary Term

In Electra v. 59 Murray Enterprises, Inc., No. 19-235 (2d Cir. Feb. 9, 2021), the panel – while reviewing summary judgment in a New York Civil Rights Law §§ 50 and 51 action – holds that plaintiffs had not accepted a Fed. R. Civ. P. 68 offer of judgment because of an ambiguity in theContinue reading “Second Circuit Holds That Rule 68 Offer of Judgment Was Unenforceable Because There Was No Meeting of the Minds on the Monetary Term”