Mediation News

Monday, September 23, 2019


Monday, September 23, 2019

The Case for Presuit and Early Mediation | Daily Report  Law.com

Especially in a presuit posture one needs to demonstrate having a command of the law facts medicine experts and venue.


Sunday, September 22, 2019

Rocco Mediate posts first win in more than three years, with an assist from Ken Duke  Golf Digest

Rocco Mediate closed with a flourish, but still needed an assist to win and Ken Duke delivered one on the final hole of the Sanford International on Sunday.


Sunday, September 22, 2019

Rocco Mediate (64) finishes birdie-birdie to take title at Sanford International  Golf Channel

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Rocco Mediate needed just about everything to go right for him to win the Sanford International, and it did. Ken Duke had everything go ...


Monday, September 23, 2019

Mediation by states and public entities  Lexology

The old and most rudimental time of attempts to mediate between two nearly irremovable positions is over thanks to the new generation of mediation…


Friday, September 20, 2019

Mediation Approaches: We Don't Have Science, So Let's Have Principles  Mediate.com

The research on mediation approaches shows a connection between transformative methods and the best outcomes on all levels.


Sunday, September 22, 2019

Rocco Mediate wins Sanford International with two-stroke victory  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

For the native of Greensburg, Penn., it's the 13th professional win of his career, including four on the PGA Champions Tour.


Sunday, September 22, 2019

Mediate wins Sanford after Duke double-bogeys  ESPN

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Rocco Mediate needed just about everything to go right for him to win the Sanford International, and it did. Ken Duke had everything go ...


Monday, September 23, 2019

Singapore Convention Ushers in New Era for International Mediation  Regulation Asia

The Singapore Convention further legitimises mediation as a viable method of cross-border dispute resolution, say Amanda Lees and Eric Chan at Simmons ...


Monday, September 23, 2019

Mediation, appeals coming for county bail lawsuit | Local News  Galveston County Daily News

County attorneys and the American Civil Liberties Union are scheduled to meet this week for a mediation hearing about the lawsuit.


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Mountain Mediation Center Initiating Series Of Community Conversations  KPCW

Mountain Mediation Center , a nonprofit organization that provides conflict resolution to residents on the Wasatch Back, is expanding its services to.


Thursday, September 19, 2019

Fact or Fiction: The Truth about Workplace Mediation  Lexology

Workplace mediation is quickly becoming a sought-after method by which to restore the workplace following an investigation or in some cases to avoid…


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Latest in anime's #MeToo moment: Tarrant County judge orders mediation and shares threats of violence in Vic Mignogna lawsuit  The Dallas Morning News

State District Judge John Chupp ordered mediation Tuesday in the defamation lawsuit brought on behalf of anime voice actor and Grapevine resident...


Friday, September 20, 2019

Mediation - Getting The Deal Through  Lexology

Mediation provides an overview of the treaties, cost, styles and procedures for one of the most popular methods of alternative dispute resolution. Topics covered ...


Thursday, September 19, 2019

Mediation and the planning system  Lexology

Use of mediation in the planning system is a discussion topic again. Background Mediation is a familiar tool for resolving commercial disputes - see…


Saturday, September 21, 2019

Letters to the editor: Trickle-down doesn't work; mediation needed for road-funding impasse; animal advocates' work not done  The Oakland Press

In his column “Baby boomers' grandchildren will hate them,” Stephen Stromberg says that dealing with the future effects of climate change will have to be done ...


Thursday, September 5, 2019

'Restorative Practices at Penn' offers conflict and mediation services for students  The Daily Pennsylvanian

In a recent disciplinary report, Penn announced that mediation and conflict services for students have been expanded to the Restorative Practices at Penn ...


Sunday, September 15, 2019

UN's Mediation Convention Furthers New Jersey's Mission | New Jersey Law Journal  Law.com

In 2017 New Jersey enacted the International Arbitration Mediation and Conciliation Act. The U.N.'s new mediation convention is a welcome development in this ...


Tuesday, September 3, 2019

English High Court Confirms Mediation Can Be Condition Precedent to Litigation  JD Supra

In Ohpen Operations UK Limited v. Invesco Fund Managers Limited, the English court held that mediation was a condition precedent to the commencement of ...


Friday, September 6, 2019

Columbian Lawyers get a crash course in new presumptive mediation program  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The New York State court system recently began presumptive mediation for its civil cases. It's a big change that naturally has many lawyers and judges skeptical.


Friday, September 20, 2019

Serbian Opposition Sceptical of European Mediation Offer  Balkan Insight

A European Parliament offer of mediation to avert a boycott of Serbia's next general election has exposed deep distrust of Brussels within the opposition camp.


Sunday, September 22, 2019

Mediate finishes strong to win the Sanford International  KSFY

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Rocco Mediate birdied his last two holes for a 6-under 64 and won the Sanford International on Sunday when Ken Duke took double ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Platinum Giants Seek Mediation After Union Declares Dispute  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- Anglo American Platinum Ltd. and Sibanye Gold Ltd. will seek mediation to break the deadlock in wage negotiations with South Africa's largest ...


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

THE MAGIC OF MEDIATION: Litigation rates in family law decline in favor of settlements  Wisconsin Law Journal

Gregg Herman is a family law attorney with Loeb & Herman in Milwaukee. He is board certified in Family Law Trial Advocacy by the NBTA, a fellow of the ...


Friday, September 6, 2019

Mediation ongoing between 2013 Louisville basketball players and NCAA  Courier Journal

The final buzzer has not yet sounded on mediation efforts between the NCAA and a group of former Louisville basketball players suing to restore the 2013 ...


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Elizabeth Forward bus dispute headed for mediation  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A messy contract dispute between a McKeesport bus company and Elizabeth Forward School District is headed for mediation as the transportation troubles drag ...


Monday, September 9, 2019

Downtown library opening pushed to November; lawsuit headed for mediation  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

The long-awaited opening of the under-construction downtown library will be delayed just a bit longer. Though officials with the library board were hoping for a ...


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Trump's Kashmir mediation drama  Daily Sabah

Kashmir is not an internal matter for India, nor is it a bilateral dispute between India and Pakistan; rather, it has become a potential nuclear flashpoint, raising ...


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Walmart open to mediation on EEOC complaint on gender bias  talkbusiness.net

Walmart is accused of gender bias in a complaint filed by 178 female workers with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which became public ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Role Of Humor In Mediation - No Laughing Matter!  JD Supra

Mediation is serious business. But, nonetheless, a process which has room for – and, indeed, a need for – humor at the right moments. Mediation is often the ...


Saturday, August 31, 2019

Local mediators saving courts time and money through volunteer efforts  East Idaho News

IDAHO FALLS — Volunteer mediators have been saving the court system time and money while helping people come to reasonable agreements for more than ...


Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Human Services insurance issue scheduled for mediation | News, Sports, Jobs  Marshall Independent

MARSHALL — A Minnesota Department of Human Services mediation process next month might determine the limits to which a 24-county health insurance ...


Sunday, September 22, 2019

Renewed hope: Will Ayodhya mediation effort finally bear fruit?  Business Standard

Efforts in finding an out-of-court solution to the Ayodhya dispute through mediation are older than the razing of the Babri mosque on December 6, 1992.


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

LWSD seeks mediation for LWESP negotiations  Redmond Reporter

The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) and the Lake Washington Educational Support Professionals (LWESP) did not reach a tentative contract by the ...


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

5 Ways Mediators Can Add Value to Hospital Communication and Resolution Programs  JD Supra

We have previously discussed the growing trend towards implementation by hospitals of Communication and Resolution Programs (CRP). To recap, CRP's aim ...


Friday, September 6, 2019

Deschutes County Circuit Court seeks volunteer mediators  KTVZ

The Deschutes County Circuit Court is recruiting volunteers to serve as mediators in small claims and landlord-tenant cases. The Court is currently accepting ...


Monday, September 23, 2019

The Latest: Iran says Trump's sanctions closed door on talks  Yahoo News

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local):. 6:05 p.m.. Iran's top diplomat says President Donald Trump "closed the door to ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

UGA Law Dean: New UN Treaty on Mediation Holds Promise for Georgia  GlobalAtlanta

Georgia may have had to play catch-up when preparing its legal environment for international arbitration, but it has a chance to lead the pack when it comes to ...


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Lawsuit over Biden motorcade crash resolved in mediation  The San Diego Union-Tribune

An attorney for a Delaware woman who filed a lawsuit over a car accident involving a Joe Biden vice presidential motorcade says the case has been resolved in.


Friday, September 6, 2019

Mediation Training Being Offered by Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center - NewsRadio 560 KPQ  KPQ

Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center (WVDRC) is offering a 40-hour Basic Mediation Training course this fall. The six day course will span two ...


Monday, September 16, 2019

Judge orders mediation for family of woman who drowned in sheriff’s van vs. defendants  WBTW

HORRY CO, SC (WBTW) – A judge has ordered the family of a woman who drowned while locked inside a sheriff's van and all defendants in the family's lawsuit ...


Monday, September 2, 2019

Court-Ordered Mediation in Maryland HBCU Case Ends without Agreement  Afro American

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia. Court-ordered mediation of a 13-year old case brought by a coalition of historically ...


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

People's Place Center to hold mediation training - News - Sussex Living - Dover, DE  Sussex Countian

The People's Place Center for Community Justice will offer a four-day basic mediation training from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 17-18 and 24-25 at The Center for ...


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Singapore Convention on Mediation 101  Lexology

United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation” (also known as the “Singapore Convention on Mediation”…


Monday, September 16, 2019

Adele's Husband Agrees To Joint Custody and Private Mediation While They Split Up Fortune  The Blast

Adele's estranged husband, Simon Konecki has just filed a response in the couple's divorce, and it seems the split will be very amicable. advertisement.


Friday, September 13, 2019

Identifying Mechanisms for the Mediation of Poziotinib Resistance in EGFR Exon 20-Mutant...  Targeted Oncology

An analysis presented at the 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) explored the mechanisms of resistance to poziotinib in patients with EGFR exon ...


Thursday, September 5, 2019

Imago Couple’s Dialogue: A Technique for Addressing Emotion During Mediation  JD Supra

Nearly all disputes in mediation have both a financial and an emotional component. To paraphrase mediator Julie Denny*, the chief executive of a manufacturer ...


Friday, September 20, 2019

The indispensable mediator: Europe’s role in the US-Iran dispute  European Council on Foreign Relations

With the intense escelation between Iran and the US, and the potential for French mediation efforts to unravel, Europe must think carefully about it's next move.


Monday, September 9, 2019

Is Your Pre-Litigation Mediation Clause Well-Drafted? A Cautionary Tale from California  JD Supra

The popularity of pre-litigation mediation clauses continues to grow. Such clauses are appealing because they provide parties with a window of opportunity to ...


Monday, August 26, 2019

Judge Denies Omniverse Mediation Request  Light Reading

Omniverse One World Television got the short end of the stick again. Omniverse was dealt another blow late last week in its fight against Hollywood studios ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Lebanon hopes U.S. will resume mediation in border disputes with Israel  Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's president said he hopes the United States will resume mediation efforts to resolve a land and sea border dispute with Israel, after ...


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Lawsuit over Biden motorcade crash involving Secret Service agent resolved in mediation  The News Journal

An attorney for a Delaware woman who filed a lawsuit over a car accident involving a Joe Biden vice presidential motorcade says the case has been resolved in ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

County dispute over new court computer system heads to mediation  The Gazette

Medina County Commissioners, Medina County Domestic Relations Court, Judge Mary Kovack.


Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Clark County School District, teachers' union agree to mediation  News3LV

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Clark County School District and the teachers' union say they have agreed to mediation amid the possibility of a teacher strike in two ...


Wednesday, September 4, 2019

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set Back French Mediation Efforts  The Wall Street Journal

The Trump administration cast new doubt Wednesday on efforts by France to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran as Washington sanctioned what it called ...


Saturday, September 14, 2019

Wayne County Dispute Resolution Center recruits and trains volunteer mediators  Southgate News Herald

Wayne County Dispute Resolution Center (WCDRC), a community based nonprofit organization, is currently seeking volunteers for mediation training to further ...


Thursday, September 19, 2019

Mediation to begin in contract talks between B.C.'s E-Comm, dispatchers  PrinceGeorgeMatters.com

A mediator has been appointed as emergency dispatchers try to reach a new contract with their employer, E-Comm Emergency Communications for British ...


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Mediator appointed in service-delivery case | News  Main Street Newspapers

Barrow County and its municipalities have been temporarily relieved of sanctions as the parties get set to begin court-ordered mediation over unresolved ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Saudi-Qatar hopes for mediation go up in smoke  TRT World

In spite of Kuwait's best efforts, the Qatar-Saudi spat is nowhere closer to a resolution.


Monday, August 26, 2019

Judge orders mediation between Arden Hills, Ramsey County over TCAAP case  St. Paul Pioneer Press

The judge overseeing Ramsey County's lawsuit against Arden Hills to dissolve their partnership over the Rice Creek Commons development project has ...


Thursday, September 5, 2019

Will Kuwaiti mediation help ease the Gulf crisis?  TRT World

Four Arab countries cut off all ties with Doha in 2017. Now Kuwait is stepping in as a mediator between Saudi Arabia and Qatar as it readies itself with a meeting ...


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Groveland, city mediation fails  Post Register

BLACKFOOT – The City of Blackfoot and the Groveland Water and Sewer District (GWSD) entered into mediation at the request of GWSD on Monday. After five ...


Friday, September 20, 2019

Mediator awards $1.5M to sleeping driver injured in Illinois truck crash  Missouri Lawyers Media

A woman injured in a trucking accident in Effingham County, Illinois, received $1.5 million after entering binding mediation with the responsible party, according ...


Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Does a Mediation Trigger the Duty to Defend Under a CGL Insurance Policy?  JD Supra

Standardized commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policies impose a “duty to defend” that obligates insurers to defend insureds against “suits” seeking ...


Saturday, September 14, 2019

SADC Electoral Advisory Council (SEAC) and Mediation Reference Group (MRG) Workshop on Mediation and Conflict Prevention in the SADC Region - World  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on World about Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding; published on 13 Sep 2019 by SADC.


Saturday, September 21, 2019

The Vic Mignogna Court Case Gets Uglier, As Judge Orders Mediation  TheGamer

The court case involving anime voice actor Vic Mignogna and several Funimation employees is now in forced mediation.


Monday, August 26, 2019

Man's military vehicle collection town calls junk to go to mediation  The Union Leader

RICHMOND — Whipple Hill Road resident Alex Leduc may avoid a lawsuit with the town over his antique truck collection as both sides have agreed to ...


Thursday, September 19, 2019

Could city, county be headed for mediation?  Imperial Republican

Mediation could well be the next step in trying to solve the conflict between the City of Imperial and Chase County.


Friday, September 6, 2019

Judge recommends mediation over hotel tax challenge  Tulsa World

The city of Tulsa and opponents of its Tourism Improvement District and assessments on hotel stays are headed to mediation and a potential settlement after a ...


Friday, September 20, 2019

Former FARC leader calls on Pope Francis to mediate Venezuela-Colombia crisis  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

On Thursday, a political leader of the former Colombian guerrilla movement known as Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) called on Pope Francis ...


Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Judge Mary-Lou Rup Earns Mediation Certification  Business West

SPRINGFIELD — Judge Mary-Lou Rup, a retired Massachusetts Superior Court judge, has completed a workshop and received certification in civil mediation in ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Rick Pitino returns to Louisville for mediation in breach of contract lawsuit  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Rick Pitino was back in Louisville on Tuesday hoping to reach a settlement with the University of Louisville Athletic Association.


Wednesday, September 11, 2019

'We want to be made whole': Kelsey Ketron insurance fraud lawsuit may head to mediation  The Daily News Journal

A Shelbyville filed a complaint and a lawsuit against Kelsey Ketron and Universal International Insurance, accusing them of fraud.


Monday, August 26, 2019

College of DuPage officials, union trade barbs as mediation over faculty contract set to begin  Chicago Tribune

College of DuPage officials exchanged barbs Monday with the faculty union, the day before the two sides were scheduled to sit down with a federal mediator in ...


Tuesday, September 3, 2019

When Pre-Litigation Mediation Fails Does it Become a Race to the Courthouse?  JD Supra

We hope all of our readers have had an enjoyable summer, and relaxing Labor Day weekend. Alas, the wheels of justice ground well into August, and courts ...


Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Lincoln-Sudbury sex assault case heads to mediation  MetroWest Daily News

The move toward mediation comes two weeks after John Doe, one of Roe's alleged assailants, filed an Aug. 9 motion to intervene in the lawsuit, claiming the ...


Friday, August 30, 2019

State Eyes Mediation In Quest To Reduce Vermont's Child Welfare Case Backlog  Vermont Public Radio

An influx of child welfare cases in Vermont has the Scott administration looking for new ways to resolve allegations of child neglect. Ken Schatz, commissioner of ...


Thursday, September 5, 2019

Lorain City Schools Board of Education declines mediation to settle controversy with CEO David Hardy Jr.  WKYC.com

LORAIN, Ohio — The bitter dispute between the Lorain City Schools Board of Education and CEO David Hardy Jr. will not be settled by a state mediator.


Friday, August 30, 2019

Mediation For Tenino and Timberland Regional Library Janitorial Dispute Scheduled  Centralia Chronicle

Timberland Regional Library and the City of Tenino are scheduled to enter into mediation next month over a dispute regarding which entity is responsible for ...


Monday, September 23, 2019

Azerbaijan’s top diplomat, mediators discuss Nagorno-Karabakh issue  TASS

On September 23, the top diplomats of Azerbaijan and Armenia, Elmar Mammadyarov and Zograb Mnatsakanyan, are scheduled to hold a meeting in New York, ...


Thursday, September 19, 2019

Parties in Serbia react to the proposal for European Parliament's mediation  European Western Balkans

BELGRADE – Speaker of the Serbian Parliament Maja Gojković welcomed the initiative of the Chair of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee ...


Friday, September 6, 2019

Otero County gives county manager authority to hire consultant for courthouse study  Alamogordo Daily News

A mediation of the Otero County courthouse lawsuit resulted in the search for a consultant who will conduct a feasibility study on upgrades to the building.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

MVRHS looks at two mediators in funding formula negotiations  Martha's Vineyard Times

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School is looking at two firms that could be hired to facilitate discussions surrounding the regional funding formula.


Monday, September 23, 2019

Macron looks to mediate between US, Iran at UN summit  The Times of Israel

US President Donald Trump's envoys to Israel, Ambassador David Friedman and US Special Representative Jason Greenblatt, generally viewed as closely ...


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

McAllister proposes a mediation of European Parliament between parties in Serbia  European Western Balkans

BRUSSELS – European Parliament is ready to mediate the dialogue between government and the opposition in Serbia over the election conditions, if it receives ...


Friday, September 6, 2019

Lawsuit Against New England Fat Loss Goes To Mediation  North Andover, MA Patch

New England Fat Loss Lawsuit Goes To Mediation - North Andover, MA - David Gaffin and Christian Lopez are accusing the company of breaking ...


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Ayodhya: SC says parties can go for mediation if they want to  Economic Times

Former SC judge F M I Kalifulla, who was heading the three-member mediation panel said some parties have written to him for resumption of the mediation ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Pitino returns to Louisville for mediation hearing in federal court  WAVE 3

Rick Pitino returned to Louisville for a court-ordered mediation hearing in federal court, as he tries to recoup $38.7 million of his contract that was voided f.


Saturday, September 14, 2019

From ‘mediation’ to ‘help’: Trump’s public utterances on J&K  The Hindu

U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this month once again brought up the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) issue, offering 'help' to India and Pakistan. “I get along ...


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Maduro left Norwegian mediators in the dark about side deal: Venezuela opposition negotiator  Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro did not inform Norway's foreign ministry, which is mediating a dialogue between his government ...


Thursday, September 12, 2019

Why divorcing couples are choosing alternative dispute resolution over litigation  PhillyVoice.com

When a couple chooses to end their marriage, there are disputes that must be resolved as part of the divorce.


Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Erie School board decides to engage in mediation with superintendent  WQAD Moline

An outpouring of residents in the Erie school district attended a school board meeting on Tuesday, September 3. The issue at hand was the job status of the ...


Monday, September 9, 2019

Algerian National Commission for Dialogue and Mediation presents final report to interim president  Middle East Monitor

The Algerian President's office announced, Sunday, that the coordinator of the Algerian National Commission for Dialogue and Mediation, Karim Younes, has ...


Monday, September 16, 2019

Ayodhya: Mediation panel move SC to resume negotiation  Deccan Herald

A three-member mediation panel headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice F M I Kalifullah on Monday filed a memorandum before the top court seeking a ...


Thursday, August 29, 2019

Influential Iran Lawmaker Snubs France's Mediation Role Between Iran, US  RadioFarda

An influential Iranian lawmaker has suggested that French President Emmanuel Macron should focus on fulfilling Europe's obligations under the nuclear deal ...


Monday, September 16, 2019

Advanced mediation: The solicitor's new best friend  Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Advanced mediation is gaining traction. Natai Shelsen argues it gets results and preserves relationships.


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Crossing Rivers Health hopes mediation will resolve pond dispute  Courier Press

By Ted Pennekamp Crossing Rivers Health Medical Center officials say they are looking forward to resolving the dispute regarding the growing pond on their ...


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Study explores role of mediator protein complex in transcription and gene expression  Phys.org

Did you know that the DNA in any cell of the human body—or any organism for that matter—contains the genetic information required to develop every possible ...


Friday, September 20, 2019

Reed seeks mediator's role In NYS-Seneca Nation flap; announces Thruway repairs  Olean Times Herald

Just a day after his collapse in the Capitol Rotunda — attributed to undiagnosed pneumonia — Rep. Tom Reed called Friday to mediate an agreement between ...


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Small claims court mediation program leads to fair outcomes, participants say  Law Times

The Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution allowed students to gain experience by participating in the mediation process.