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I recently attended a webinar where the speaker stated that as facts emerged in mediation, we would be able on the spot to turn to Artificial Intelligence for a case evaluation.
Uh, no.

Don’t get me wrong. I have test-driven

At the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, there are two entrance doors to the exhibits, marked Prejudiced and Unprejudiced.
 
Try to walk through the Unprejudiced door, and you will find that you can’t. All of us are prejudiced

Sometimes, parties want something they could never get in a courtroom.
Confidentiality
The most common provision in a settlement agreement that you can’t get in a judgment is a promise to keep the terms of the settlement confidential. Court proceedings

Prices keep going up for just about every component of expense, including housing, groceries, and medical care. The figure at which your claim will settle is also subject to inflationary pressure. Medical expenses and wages are significant factors in settlement

Make sure these components are in place:
Who will attend the mediation? This should include the person who holds and can modify the authority. That’s the person holding the purse strings on the defense side and important advisors to the

Most of us have heard of the concept of a strawman argument. Those are the fallacious arguments you can knock over because they distort the premise to make the proponent’s point. A strawman argument might concentrate on something that hasn’t

Decades ago, I worked on a massive product liability case. I was involved on the coverage side rather than the case in chief.
Defend, No Matter What
The case was national in scope, with hundreds of claims. The manufacturer was