Identifying Conditions to Settlement Prior to the Commencement of Negotiations
Oftentimes, parties come to a Mediation session completely focused on “big picture” issues – their leading claims and defenses and the consequent damages they are seeking to advance or refute.
Preparation, Preparation, Preparation - Investing in the Mediation
Many attorneys are familiar with the old adage, “Cases which get prepared for trial settle and cases which are prepared for settlement get tried.”
The Pre-Mediation Mediation - When, Where and Why
. . . Nothing is more frustrating than spending a day at Mediation where the Mediator is consumed with issues among and between the defendants.
Removing the Trial Blinders to Achieve an Effective Mediation
The challenge to the Mediator is to find a means by which the “trial blinders” can be removed in order to allow for meaningful discussions and effective negotiations . . .
ESI, E-Discovery Plans and the Mediator - Facing the Future of Electronic Discovery
Mediating E-Discovery issues allows litigants to control what is being requested . . . Costs can be controlled, confidentiality can be maintained and adverse results–such as sanctions–can be avoided.
Design Professionals and Cyber Issues
We interview Christopher Ventrone, Vice President, Professional Liability for Markel Global Insurance. Chris has over fifteen years of experience underwriting all lines of professional liability.
Epi-Pens at Camp: A Necessity and Potential Liability Nightmare
While each state has different rules and regulations, the general policy is that a Camp is required to employ a health professional that is trained in the use, administration and storage of Epi-Pens.