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Settlement Reached in Soccer Player Rampage
7/5/2018 1:37:28 PM
Description: Mediation was used to reach a settlement in the lawsuits against Brisbane NRL forward Matt Lodge.  The lawsuits were filed after Lodge went on a rampage during a game in New York.  As a result of the mediation, Lodge has taken out a bank


Settlement Reached in 2015 Clarksburg Drowning
5/9/2018 6:04:51 PM
Description: The wrongful death suit stemming from a 2015 drowning at the Shinnston City Pool has ended in a $1. 75 million settlement reached in mediation.    The settlement was recently approved by Harrison Circuit Judge Chris McCarthy, but the


Seattle Student Mediation Program Holds Kids Accountable
2/24/2018 12:07:35 AM
Description: A King County mediation program has been put in place to help Seattle teens stay out of jail.  In the program, the teen accused of wrongdoing must face the person who has been harmed.  A peer mediator works with all parties involved and


Mediation Results Over Gun Range Causes Controversy
2/5/2018 11:03:47 PM
Description: The resolution reached in mediation has been unanimously approved to resolve the dispute over the proposed shooting range between Jefferson County and Joe D’Amico.  D’Amico is president of the Fort Discovery


Parties Were Improperly Ordered to Mediation in Grandparent Paternity Case
10/21/2017 10:41:23 PM
Description: An Indiana legal case was referred to mediation wrongly, according to the Indiana Court of Appeals.   Mediation was inappropriate because the man who filed the paternity action lacked the standing to do so.    According to


Kilkenny Mediation Looks Promising
7/20/2017 5:40:34 PM
Description: The judge overseeing the dispute involving the Kilkenny group of luxury design retail store is optimistic mediation will work to resolve the issues.   The dispute involves mother and son owners, Marian and Greg O’Gorman.  


Texas Honky Tonk Bar Involved in Mediation
6/7/2017 7:00:48 PM
Description: A recent mediation between Billy Bob’s Texas and the bar’s investors failed to help the parties reach a resolution to their ongoing dispute.   Billy Bob’s is a honky-tonk bar that is well known throughout the state and


Tennessee Non-Profit Leaders Get Educated about Gang Mediation
5/16/2016 5:18:01 PM
Description:   Knoxville, Tennessee leaders are in the process of learning about gang mediation, another step in their efforts to stop gang violence in the community. The latest push came after the gang-related deaths of Zaevion Dobson and his adolescent


Mediation Outcome Unclear in Dispute between Saints Owner and Daughter
1/22/2016 5:43:32 PM
Description: The dispute concerning control of a trust fund in Texas between Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his daughter Renee might still be ongoing, according to attorneys associated with the case. The attorneys refused to comment further on the


Demystifying Mediation (and other ADR techniques)
7/30/2014 11:15:06 AM
Description:   Have you noticed that more and more disputes are being resolved through “arbitration” or “mediation”?  It seems that more and more in the news lately, we have been reading about and hearing about these and