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Mediation Ends Successfully for Pitt Disability Lawsuit
6/3/2020 11:01:57 AM
Description: Mediation was a success for resolving the disability lawsuit filed by a former Pitt University employee.   Daniel Hinkson filed a civil complaint in December 2019. The complaint alleged he was wrongfully terminated due to his disability


Expedited Mediation Sessions to Resolve Parenting Time Issues during COVID-19 Pandemic
4/14/2020 3:03:50 PM
Description: As court systems across the country scramble to figure out how to manage caseloads during COVID-19 shutdowns, the North Dakota Supreme Court has established an Expedited Parenting Time Mediation Program to help with the panic affecting families in


Youngstown Jailer Accused of Misconduct to Skip Court for Mediation
4/14/2020 3:02:17 PM
Description: The 2016 civil lawsuit filed in federal court accusing a former Youngstown correctional office of sexual misconduct is making its way to mediation in the coming months.  The suit seeks punitive damages and was originally filed by lawyers Sarah


Mediation Up Next for Grandview Five
2/14/2020 2:03:35 PM
Description: After receiving national attention, the case of the Grandview Five is headed to mediation.  Those familiar with the case believe that the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission must have found probable cause that there was


Oklahoma Volunteer Mediators Help Reduce Court Backlog
1/22/2020 12:21:11 PM
Description: Volunteer mediators are easing the burden on Oklahoma courts and they are enjoying doing it.     Says Judy Knapp, a mediation volunteer for the Cleveland County court system, "I have done lots of volunteering, but this is the most


Family Mediation First Step in Becker County Family Law Cases
1/13/2020 12:40:25 PM
Description: Those involved in family civil law cases will have the opportunity to mediate those disputes before litigation in Becker County now that a program to hire a mediator will be in action.  The goal of the program is to free up court time, save


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


Mediation Up Next for Former NFL Players Shut Out of Settlement
1/2/2020 1:16:08 PM
Description: The family of Mike “Iron Mike” Webster could be about to receive money from the NFL to compensate them for Webster’s injuries incurred during play.  Webster was the first NFL player to be diagnosed with chronic traumatic


Mediation Center in Transylvania Hosting Information Session on Homeless Services
12/16/2019 2:20:59 PM
Description: The Mediation Center and Pisgah Legal Services (PLS) plan to host an upcoming information session regarding their collaborative project, Homelessness Prevention through Mediation and Litigation.     The program is designed to help


Stormy Daniels to Receive $450,000 from the City of Columbus
10/23/2019 1:05:11 PM
Description: The city of Columbus will pay adult film start Stormy Daniels $450,000 after she was arrested at the Sirens Gentlemen’s Club, a local strip club, this past summer. The settlement came as a result of four-hour mediation between Daniels and city