Negotiations Tag

“Well, it’s worth a try. What have I got to lose?” Unfortunately, when it comes to pre-mediation settlement discussions, the answer could be – a lot. Recently, I have heard several of my colleagues promote the potential benefits of pre-mediation settlement talks. These talks could occur...

A train carrying the plaintiff leaves Personal Injury City at 9 am travelling at the speed of despair. Another train carrying the defendant leaves Insurance Acres at 2 pm travelling at the speed of limited liability. How long before they meet and get completely derailed? Before...

Take a moment to think of all the famous lines from the big screen that would make such an arresting statement at a mediation or negotiation table. From “Show me the money!” in Jerry Maguire, to “Don’t tell me I can’t do it; don’t tell me...

[ Click Here To Download In PDF Format ] Every choice has its consequences. My parents did their best to instill this idea in me at a very early age. Years of their lectures (and all the time I spent reflecting on my own choices while...

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