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Mediation Could Help Businesses with COVID-19 Disputes
6/10/2020 11:33:16 AM
Description: The US is encouraging businesses to avoid lawsuits related to the COVID-19 pandemic by utilizing mediation. There are concerns that the virus and everything that it triggered will result in numerous lawsuits that will overload the court system and


Legal Experts Urge Parties to Consider Mediation during COVID-19 Outbreak to Resolve Contract Disputes
5/20/2020 2:28:04 PM
Description: A lot of things ground to a halt in early March when stay-at-home orders were issued by governments across the country. This included many ongoing legal battles. Unsure what to do next and handle upcoming court dates, those involved in contract


Mediation Fails in Effort to Prevent Canadian Meat-packing Plant from Opening
5/20/2020 2:27:25 PM
Description:   After an attempt to delay re-opening due to COVID-19, the Cargill meatpacking plant opened on Monday. The reopening comes after the union representing workers at the plan attempted to reach a deal via mediation about delaying the re-opening


The City of Sebastian Turns to Mediator in Mayoral Election Dispute
5/14/2020 11:58:06 AM
Description: The city of Sebastian is hoping mediation will resolve the ongoing dispute concerning an alleged take-over of the city government. According to residents of the city, three council members attempted to remove the mayor of Sebastian and fire all of


City of Grand Prairie to Begin Mediation with County
4/21/2020 3:27:06 PM
Description: Grand Prairie city council members are ready to move onto the next step in the city’s dispute with the -County of Grand Prairie regarding the Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework. Both sides are trying to arrange mediation, but an in-person


Mediator to Help in Dispute between Doctors and Government of Alberta
2/21/2020 1:45:30 PM
Description: Doctors in Alberta and the government will be working with a mediator to assist them in breaking down the walls in negotiations regarding a new master agreement.  The Health Minister reports that there has been progress, but no resolution has


Mediation Center in Six Rivers Announces Expansion
1/28/2020 12:54:55 PM
Description: The mediation center in Six Rivers has successfully helped area residents resolve legal disputes and as a result of the success, the center is now expanding to include a dozen additional mediators.   The Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center


Mediation Next Step for Dispute Over School Prayer
1/22/2020 12:21:56 PM
Description: Both sides in the dispute over school prayer are headed to mediation in early 2020.  The intention is to resolve whether or not religious schools can broadcast prayers over loudspeakers during sporting events when they are playing public or


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 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