Thursday, February 10, 2005

Commonwealth Court Restates Burden to Set Aside Compromise and Release Agreement

In Farner v. WCAB (Rockwell International) the Commonwealth Court reviewed its recent decisions on a Claimant's burden to set aside a compromise and release agreement. The Court relied upon the en banc view that where collateral estoppel prevents a finding the Claimant did not understand the agreement, the agreement cannot be set aside.

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