Why Not Mediate?

Why Not Mediate? | Bart Eagle

{5:20 minutes to read} In my last article I discussed using mediation in business and personal disputes, and I discussed how to get there and some of the benefits. Below I continue the discussion, delving into some of the rewards of choosing a private venue to settle disputes—even if it turns out that court is inevitable. In mediation, there is no formal process of discovery. And, if already in litigation, the parties may be sent to mediation before they have completed – or even begun – discovery. So what if a party feels they do not have the needed information to properly evaluate a settlement proposal, or make one?

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