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The Ganci Law Update - EP4: CCP998 Offers A Powerful Tool IF YOU KNOW THE RULES!

June 07, 2023 Eric Ganci Episode 4
The Ganci Law Update - EP4: CCP998 Offers A Powerful Tool IF YOU KNOW THE RULES!
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The Ganci Law Update - EP4: CCP998 Offers A Powerful Tool IF YOU KNOW THE RULES!
Jun 07, 2023 Episode 4
Eric Ganci

Mostafavi Law Group, APC v. Larry Rabineau, APC (2021) 61 Cal.App.5th 614 

CSAA Insurance Exchange v. Hodroj (2021) 72 Cal.App.5th 272 


This case decision is a technical one. Specifically on 998 those offers must be drafted to be accepted. 

First, what is a 998 Offer? A CCP998 offer is one made before a case goes to trial to settle at a certain amount. If a 998 is offered but not accepted, it sets the bar for what a verdict must be over or under at trial. 

When a defendant provides a 998 offer to the plaintiff. The written offer must include a provision for the opposing team to accept, for it to be accepted.

In this case, the defendant's offer did not specify how the plaintiff team should be accepted. 

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Show Notes

Mostafavi Law Group, APC v. Larry Rabineau, APC (2021) 61 Cal.App.5th 614 

CSAA Insurance Exchange v. Hodroj (2021) 72 Cal.App.5th 272 


This case decision is a technical one. Specifically on 998 those offers must be drafted to be accepted. 

First, what is a 998 Offer? A CCP998 offer is one made before a case goes to trial to settle at a certain amount. If a 998 is offered but not accepted, it sets the bar for what a verdict must be over or under at trial. 

When a defendant provides a 998 offer to the plaintiff. The written offer must include a provision for the opposing team to accept, for it to be accepted.

In this case, the defendant's offer did not specify how the plaintiff team should be accepted. 

Learn more about Eric Ganci