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Mediator Will Hear Independence Stun Gun Dispute
8/5/2017 5:51:14 PM
Description: The case concerning a former Independence police officer who nearly killed a teen with a stun gun in 2014 is headed to mediation.   The process will be overseen by a former Jackson County Circuit Court judge.  The lawsuit was filed


San Bernardino Headed to Bankruptcy Mediation
12/24/2016 11:41:17 AM
Description: San Bernardino city officials were recently ordered into mediation with one of its creditors by a US bankruptcy judge. The creditor headed to mediation with the city is one of the few, still posing a challenge to the bankruptcy plan that’s


Mediation Results in Settlement for Incarcerated Man
4/29/2016 10:31:15 AM
Description: Former Lawrence County inmate filed a federal lawsuit against the county sheriff, Jeff Lawless, has just been settled through arbitration proceedings. Lawless was unable to make detailed comments on the settlement, but did tell the local paper he


Family Heads to Mediation Following Death of Loved One
4/11/2016 5:28:41 PM
Description: Following the shooting of Loren Benjamin Simpson, the family will begin mediation in an attempt to settle a federal civil lawsuit filed against the county. Mediation was ordered by US District Judge Susan Watters recently and will take place the end


Minor League Baseball Team Sues City
2/21/2016 6:01:19 PM
Description: The High Desert Mavericks have brought a lawsuit against the city of Adelanto regarding a dispute over the use of the city-owned stadium. The dispute could result in the evictions of the minor league team from the stadium, and possibly from the


Massachusetts Commission against Discriminations Assesses Its History
2/21/2016 5:59:43 PM
Description: Recently in Massachusetts, a panel gathered to discuss the merits of the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination. The group is the state’s leading civil rights agency and has been in operation for more than 70 years. The panel


Accused Abusers in Knox County Jail Incident Unhappy with Video Release
2/13/2016 4:41:46 PM
Description: The men accused of beating a mentally ill inmate have demanded sanctions against the attorney who filed a civil rights lawsuit following the release of a video related to the case. The Knox County Law Department is trying to force mediation of the


Lawsuit between Massachusetts Police Chief and Former Mayor Headed to Mediation
1/7/2016 4:01:40 PM
Description: The federal lawsuit filed by the Chicopee police chief against the town’s former mayor is headed to mediation.   Both Chief William R. Jebb and Mayor Michael D. Bissonnette will meet together with the assistance of a neutral third party


Towing Company and Upper Saddle River Headed to Mediation
10/6/2015 1:48:27 PM
Description: The borough of Upper Saddle River and their local towing company, NAR Towing, are headed to mediation to resolve the lawsuit the company filed against the borough for harassment and civil rights violations. NAR Automotive and the company property


Concordia University Student Agrees to Mediation to Resolve Her Discrimination Case
8/4/2015 4:07:28 PM
Description:     Mediation is the next step in resolving a dispute between a Concordia University student and the school after she filed a complaint claiming she was the victim of sexist and racist actions by former executive members of the school.