Does Mediation Mean Settlement?

“Does mediation mean settlement?” is a common question when learning about the different processes in alternative dispute resolution.  While the goal of mediation is often to settle, the two terms are not synonymous.  Mediation is a process that encourages settlement, while settlement is the agreement between the parties.  While a settlement will always resolve a …

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What is ADR Processing?

ADR processing is the system of placing disputes that have arisen between parties into alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes that will help to resolve the dispute.  This process helps parties keep their disputes out of litigation and the public eye and allows them to have some control over the outcome of a case.  Several forms …

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How Long after Deposition is Arbitration? Personal Injury Cases

People involved in a personal injury case often wonder who long after depositions mediation may happen.  In many personal injury cases, meditation is recommended and encouraged, but many people who are pursuing a personal injury claim are experiencing the legal system for the first time and do not fully know how the system will process …

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Business Disputes – Alternative Resolution

When companies and employees face business disputes, they may question how to resolve these disputes through alternative dispute resolution.  Many people may only see the courts as a valid way to resolve disputes; however, alternative dispute resolution allows the parties to come together and find a resolution without having to go through the entire litigation …

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Examples of Dispute Resolution Cases-ADR Case Studies

Alternative dispute resolution has a great many advantages over civil litigation. Even the courts have realized this, and institutionalized some forms of ADR as part of the litigation process. Beginning in the last half of the twentieth century, businesses of all types and sizes, as well as individuals, became aware of the advantages of ADR. …

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How do you resolve a civil dispute?

How do you resolve a civil dispute? This question may have been presented to you before, but for many, the question is not considered until they are in the midst of a dispute themselves and trying to figure out ways to solve the dispute.  Disputes are often disagreements about employment, contracts, money, and other issues …

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