Category Archives: Settlements

Mediation – One Form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) (Video included)

It is not uncommon for judges to order all parties to mediation in a lawsuit even when no one has requested mediation and the parties agree it is unlikely to resolve the case. This is known as "court ordered mediation".

Settlement v. Trial

Legal experts on the internet often get asked "Should I settle my case?" The question is, occasionally, preceded by either a long and rambling set of mostly irrelevant facts or, on the other hand, just the amount of the offer.