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12-594. Arbitration and settlement agreements

A. This article also applies to claims for bodily injury arising out of medical malpractice that are subject to arbitration either by law or if the parties have agreed to its application by contract.

B. Parties to an action on any claim for bodily injury arising out of medical malpractice may file with the clerk of the court in which the action is pending, or, if none is pending, with the clerk of a court of competent jurisdiction over the claim, a settlement agreement for future damages payable in periodic installments. The settlement agreement may provide that one or more sections of this article apply to it.