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Pharmaceutical Giant Merck Ordered into Mediation
9/17/2014 10:01:16 PM
Description: After litigation that has lasted more than eight years, a federal judge in New Jersey ordered pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. and various litigants involved in a suit over Merck’s drug Fosamax into mediation, stating that the stalemated

Mediation Ordered in Civil Rights Suit
9/6/2014 3:00:19 PM
Description: U.S. Middle District Judge John E. Jones III ordered mediation in a civil rights lawsuit involving the death of a motorist after a collision with a police cruiser in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in the United States.  The suit was brought by the

‘til divorce do us divide
9/4/2014 4:49:15 PM
Description: They loved each other, they got married, they raised children, they worked hard, and their assets grew, creating substantial financial security for their families. Fifteen, twenty, thirty years later, they can no longer continue on that same

Troubled Philippine Insurer Prudentialife Denied Mediation by Court of Appeals
8/25/2014 4:55:57 PM
Description: After being placed into receivership by the Insurance Commission in the Philippines and then ordered into liquidation, Prudentialife insurance company made a bid to force the proceedings into mediation in order to buy itself more time to come up

Vermont Gas Offers Mediation to Reluctant Landowners Over Rights of Way Disputes
8/18/2014 9:07:04 PM
Description: Struggling to gain rights-of-way for a natural gas pipeline, Vermont Gas has invited landowners who have so far resisted its attempts to secure land-use rights to negotiate through a third party.  Vermont Gas is seeking to build the pipeline

Bankruptcy Mediation in San Bernardino Begins
8/18/2014 9:04:43 PM
Description: Continuing an ongoing trend of over-committed U.S. cities of all sizes seeking bankruptcy protection, San Bernardino, California has been engaged in negotiations with its largest creditor, CalPERS for several months.  When the city took the

Court Orders Mediation in Houston Lawyer Disbarment Dispute
7/25/2014 1:24:08 PM
Description: An Appeals Court in Houston, Texas, has ordered mediation in the disbarment case of attorney Robert Bennett, who was disbarred from the State Bar of Texas in March.  Bennett is also being sued over financial improprieties at his former law firm

Resolving Family Rifts Through Mediation
7/17/2014 2:28:57 PM
Description:   As mediation becomes more frequently THE option of choice for couples going through separation or divorce, many families are also realizing that mediation is a great tool to help them work out other types of crises they may be

Oregon Initiates Program to Encourage Mediation in Malpractice Cases
7/14/2014 5:20:47 PM
Description: The Early Discussion and Resolution Program has officially launched in Oregon.  The program, personally led by Governor John Kitzhaber, is the result of negotiations between trial lawyers in the state and the Oregon Medical Association, and is

Backyard Basketball Headed to Mediation
6/6/2014 5:14:54 PM
Description: A family in Dublin has been sued by their neighbors to force them to stop playing basketball in their own backyard.  The complaint is based on “noise pollution” violations and was submitted to the court by their next-door