It would not ordinarily make any difference what the case was about once there is a signed settlement which is a contract which may be enforced like any other contract when one party fails to perform. More specifically, you sue on the contract in the court having jurisdiction.
Mr. Miller is correct. In Florida, the original cause of action is terminated when the parties enter a settlement agreement. A new cause of action may exist for breach of the agreement.
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