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Cooper Mediation is pleased to announce the much-anticipated return of The Emancipation of Ms. Lovely to Toronto. As one of the sponsors of this production, we are honoured to bring Ngozi Paul’s critically acclaimed solo play – the winner of the Spotlight Award for best...

Over the past 30 years working on personal injury and insurance claims - as a lawyer, arbitrator, and mediator - I have observed that settlement discussions in advance of mediation occur all too infrequently. Five factors which I believe contribute to the inability of those...

There is a common view that when mediation produces a settlement, it has been successful and, conversely, where mediation fails to produce a settlement, it has been a failure. Needless to say, mediators, us included, would prefer not to characterize a mediation which does not...

Mediation is a very complex and dynamic process. That said, I have tried to set out my thoughts on five things you need to know and consider as you prepare for and conduct a mediation.  Mediation is an Opportunity Mediation has been defined by some...

When you hire a roster mediator or have a roster mediator appointed, there is significant variability in relation to the mediator’s knowledge, experience and training. Roster mediators may be new to the market or they may be veterans in the marketplace. Can the mediator get...

In an effort to reduce standard insurance premiums, Ontario’s Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) have changed. To this end, policies renewed on or after June 1, 2016 are subject to new accident benefits maximums, while policies renewed before are subject to the old maximums. Accident benefits are...

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