What Happens at Mediation in a Personal Injury Case?
After the lawsuit is filed, after you’ve had your deposition taken, and after you are examined by the defense doctor, the next time in a personal injury case that you, as the client, have to be involved, is the Mediation.
The American Bar Association defines Mediation as “a private process where a neutral third person called a mediator helps the parties discuss and try to resolve the dispute.” Essentially, it’s a fancy word for a settlement conference.
After your attorney has properly worked up your case, and the defense has properly worked up their case, both sides will usually attempt to settle the case prior to trial. The most often used tool to settle a case, is Mediation.
This post originally appears here: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-happens-at-mediation-in-a-personal-59413/
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