Mediation is one of the aspects of litigation that can be confusing for parties in a lawsuit, but there are few rules to understand about the process that can make it a lot less daunting. Mediation is a non-binding meeting where the parties in a lawsuit hire an independent mediator (a retired judge or lawyer)
What is mediation?
Parties involved in litigation should always keep an open mind about mediation at every stage of litigation. Cases that resolve without having to go through a trial or arbitration can potentially save the parties a lot of time and money in litigation. This article touches on five items parties need to understand about mediation.
World’s Best Policy To Minimize Employment Litigation
It is not often that the California Employment Law Report can opine outside of the boundaries of the state of California, but I am going out on a limb on this one. I came across what I would recommend to every employer as a way to reduce litigation. In the book, End Malaria, a…
Easier To Catch Liars
We are nearly at the point were everything we do is recorded. Think no one knows where you are? Wrong, your phone’s GPS can be used to track your location without you knowing about it.
Parties to lawsuits have not realized this new phenomenon either. In almost every case I have litigated in over the last…