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Unformatted text preview: 2) If a wants the court to enter a judgment on the merits. Rule 41(b) allows for an involuntary dismissal with prejudice. When doing this in Federal Court, it is important to include a provision in the agreement that retains jurisdiction over the settlement agreement, or a breach of the agreement will be treated as a contract claim and fail to qualify for federal jurisdiction. 2006 Stephen Hunt, Jr. Licensed Under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-ShareAlike License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/...
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- Spring '08