Medical Negligence Mediation Dissected
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Medical Negligence Mediation Dissected

By Gregg Bertram Mediating healthcare disputes presents many challenges for the mediator. Experienced, skilled mediators recognize that there are many galaxies within the universe of healthcare disputes. For example, a medical negligence mediation presents different variables than a mediation involving alleged nursing home negligence or one involving a naturopath enmeshed in a coding dispute with…

INSURANCE-THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM IN PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY MEDIATION
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INSURANCE-THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM IN PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY MEDIATION

By Roger Hillman  In the preparation for and participation in mediation, it is imperative that counsel, both for plaintiffs and defendants, be conscious of the critical role insurance has in resolving any liability matter.  Personal (e.g. auto, homeowners) and commercial (e.g. CGL, professional liability) insurance policies impose on the insurer the “duty to defend” any…