Mediation May Be Best Bet for Small Businesses

Reuters
July 24, 2012

In this Reuters opinion piece, FindLaw.com staff writer Deanne Katz writes about how small businesses may have better opportunities for effective dispute resolution in mediation than with traditional law suits alone. Katz elaborates that many small business owners don’t use mediation when they could, and that, “This may be in part because lawsuits are better known. They’re in the … [media]. Mediation generally isn’t… . lawsuits make the news more often than mediated agreements is that lawsuits are based on conflict where one party wins and one party loses. It’s dramatic and often sensational.”

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