Magistrate Judge Says Settlement Can Be Executed Without Party’s Representative

(September 26, 2016, 9:37 AM EDT) -- LAS VEGAS — A federal magistrate judge in Nevada on Sept. 23 held that a $63,000 settlement between a MS Concrete Co. and U.S. Home Corp. can be deemed enforceable despite counsel’s inability to locate a local representative for the concrete subcontractor, holding that no other parties objected to the settlement and finding that the terms of the agreement were reached in good faith (Azure Manor/Rancho de Paz Homeowners Association, et al. v. D.R. Horton Inc., et al., No. 15-cv-01623-GMN-VCF, D. Nev.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS...
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