Monday, July 11, 2005

Why Some Mediations Fail

While most mediations result in a settlement, some do not. A major cause of a failed mediation is that the participants approach mediation as informal, adversarial litigation. A party or attorney acting in this manner will address his or her remarks solely to the mediator, as if the mediator were a judge. Despite the mediator's efforts, the party refuses to have a dialogue with the opposing party and does not make a good faith effort to engage in settlement discussions. The mediation fails because the mediation process has never actually begun.
Read the full article by Allan H. Goodman at
Why Some Mediations Fail

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Construction Mediation: An Introduction - Beginner
Construction Mediation: Participating Effectively as a Party - Intermediate
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