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Mediation Underway to End Oakland City Workers Dispute
12/27/2017 11:12:51 PM
Description: Mediation could be the solution to an ongoing dispute that resulted in a strike by Oakland City workers.  The strike, which is currently on hold, was in its sixth day.  At this point, both sides have agreed to mediation that will be


Mortuary Worker Headed to Mediation
7/20/2017 5:43:26 PM
Description: A mortuary worker and the mortuary for which she work will be headed back to mediation per the judge overseeing the case.   The issue at hand is bullying within the Auckland City Hospital.    According to the lawsuit, forensic


Mediation Possible in Dispute between Brewing Companies
6/6/2016 5:26:01 PM
Description: The MillerCoors brewing company has responded to the lawsuit filed by Pabst Brewing Co. that involves the brewing agreement between both companies. Allegedly, the decision to close the MillerCoors brewery in Eden is in question.   According


Dallas Hailstorm Victim Unhappy with Mediation Options
2/6/2016 12:01:16 PM
Description: A plaintiff affected by a hailstorm filed a motion against State Farm Lloyds insurance accusing the firm of bad faith dealings during the settlement mediation. The homeowner believes the settlement should be far more than the existing value of her


Mediation Next Step in Lincoln Mining Dispute
9/23/2015 1:42:15 PM
Description: The ongoing dispute between Lincoln area miners and the federal government’s US Forest Service is headed to mediation. According to Assistance US Attorney Victoria Francis, defendants George Kornec, Phil Nappo, and Intermountain Mining and


Kazakhstan Offers to Mediate between Ukraine and Russia
1/17/2015 12:07:07 PM
Description: Describing it as a ‘fratricidal war,’ the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbaev, offered to act as mediator between Ukraine and Russia to help end the ongoing conflict between those two countries. Nazarbaev described himself as


Huntsville Desegregation Case Headed to Mediation
7/9/2014 6:03:28 PM
Description: The dispute over two opposing school zone plans in the city of Huntsville, Alabama is headed for mediation.   The dispute stems from accusations that the city of Huntsville’s school districts are de facto segregated, with white students


City of Prescott Ordered into Mediation
7/9/2014 6:01:59 PM
Description: The city of Prescott, Arizona and KayAnne Riley, locked in litigation since 2010, have been ordered by a mediator for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to meet in order to engage in ‘meaningful settlement discussions.’   The


Myths and Misconceptions of Negotiations in Mediation
10/8/2012 4:39:53 PM
Description:     Myth #1: People Mean What They Say Reality: Absolute Statements are Expressions of Current Intent   Most of us believe that people mean what they say.  But, in the heat of negotiation in mediation, people do not always


Top 6 Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation and What Mediators Love
8/20/2012 2:52:52 PM
Description:   Mistake #1:  Failing to Explain the “Give and Take” of the Process   Busy lawyers who have been in mediations many times may not realize how unfamiliar and intimidating the process can be to one who has not been in