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ZOOM Mediations Playing Significant Role in Legal Negotiations during COVID-19 Outbreak
4/8/2020 3:17:19 PM
Description:   More and more people are turning to ZOOM virtual conferencing to deal with legal negotiations and continue with mediations during the coronavirus outbreak.   The online conferencing tool allows people to complete their negotiations


Mediation Success Results in Cancellation of Hearing
3/9/2020 3:57:10 PM
Description: The upcoming hearing related to the lawsuit between a Limestone County School Administrator and the county board of education was cancelled after mediation proved successful between the two parties.  The cancellation was issued after the court


Mediator Named in Diocese of Rochester Bankruptcy Case
3/9/2020 3:53:40 PM
Description:   A mediator has been tentatively approved by US Bankruptcy Court Judge Paul R.  Warrant in the Diocese of Rochester’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.  The judge set a mid-August deadline for claims to be filed by


Court-Ordered Mediation in the Future for Writers and Agencies Dispute in Hollywood
3/2/2020 1:07:37 PM
Description: A judge has set a distant deadline of December 25th for the court-ordered mediation between the Writers Guild of American and the nation’s three largest talent agencies.  Gail Migdal Title, an experienced entertainment lawyer will oversee


Case against Advanta Seeds Headed for Supreme Court Following Failed Mediation
1/22/2020 12:22:34 PM
Description: The long court battle against Advanta Seeds will continue after a mediation attempt to resolve the dispute failed.   According to allegations, there was noxious weed shattercane in the company’s sorghum seeds that it sold to farmers.


Mediation Leads to Settlement for Man Beaten by County Sheriff’s Deputies
1/13/2020 12:39:41 PM
Description: A man beaten by Marion County Sheriff’s deputies will receive $120,000.  The settlement amount was agreed upon by all parties involved during mediation.   According to Robert Rush, the attorney representing Derrick Price, the


Alphabet Sex Harassment
1/2/2020 1:18:25 PM
Description: Alphabet, Inc. has decided to attempt mediation in an effort to resolve investor litigation regarding alleged sexual harassment by senior leaders at Google.  According to reports, harassment and other misconduct had been going on for


St. Louis Law Enforcement Officer Set to Lead a Diversity Unit after Mediation
1/2/2020 1:17:34 PM
Description: St.  Louis police officer Keith Wildhaber will lead a diversity unit for the department after being passed over for more than 20 promotions in his career.  Wildhaber was also promoted to lieutenant.  Wildhaber had previously won


Mediation Begins for Victims and Archdiocese of Santa Fe in Sex Scandal
12/16/2019 2:25:14 PM
Description: Mediation has begun between the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and lawyers representing those who were abuse by clergy.  The goal is to resolve the hundreds of lawsuits filed against the church as part of its bankruptcy that was finished earlier in


Second Round of Mediation Needed to Resolve Remaining Issues
11/18/2019 1:03:13 PM
Description: Eleven hours of mediation was not enough to completely resolve the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) between the Baldwin County Board of Commissioners and the Milledgeville City Council. Both sides likely intend to return to the negotiation table and