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Report from Salzburg: The Current State of Mediation Abroad

by Gregg Bertram In June, I attended the Second Biennial International Mediation Symposium in Salzburg, Austria.  This event was sponsored by the Center For international Legal Studies (CILS).  During the conference, speakers from such countries and locales such as Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, japan, China, Canada, Korea, Singapore, Austria, Switzerland and the U.S. described the…

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Healthcare Disputes Present Special Problems in Mediation by Kathy A. Cochran

Healthcare Disputes Present Special Problems in Mediation by Kathy A. Cochran, Panelist Mediating disputes arising from healthcare presents special problems.  These are generally medical malpractice actions, but occasionally also involve combined product liability/medical malpractice disputes.  There are also sporadic claims based upon HIPPA disputes for the inappropriate disclosure of private health information. First, the stakes…

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Profile of the Month – JOHN CHRISTENSEN

How often do you have cases that involve mediation? For  our entire firm, Evergreen Personal Injury Counsel (Epic Law), we have mediation nearly every week if not a 3 or 4 times a month. What qualities do you look for in a mediator? The best thing a mediator can do is have the ability to…