In the case of Hatchigan v. Kaplin Stewart, No. 3040 EDA 2018 (C.P. Phila. Co. Oct. 25, 2018 Anders, J.), the court found that the Defendants were entitled to enforce a settlement agreement of the parties reached by way of emails containing the essential terms of the Defendants’ settlement offer, the Plaintiff’s acceptance of the same, and the required consideration necessary to make a contract enforceable.
According to the Opinion, the Plaintiff also executed a Release that referred back to the email exchanges. Issues arose in this matter between the parties thereafter and the defense filed a motion to enforce the settlement.