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When a Case Doesn’t Settle in Mediation, Here’s What’s Next

When it comes to choosing mediation to “argue” a Personal Injury related case, there are many solid reasons to go this route. The choice to use mediation (if it suits the particulars of the case) can speed up the legal process, provide a more concise handling of the case, and it’s known to be far more cost effective than preparing for trial (although the latter reason should not be the biggest factor when a victim’s right to justice is being put at stake). To better understand why a case may not settle as hoped for at mediation, it’s important to first understand the true purpose of mediation (we discussed this at length in Deposition, Mediation, Litigation: What Do They Mean For Your Case?).

Insurance Companies Are Not Your Friend, Here’s Why!

After an accident it’s important to remember that insurance companies are not your friend. No matter how nice their representatives may sound over the phone, or when they meet with accident victims face to face, this tactic is a falsehood. Insurance companies use smiling faces, glowing reviews, and savvy advertising to trick accident victims into thinking they’re on the same side. And victims should never fall for it!

Hernia Mesh Posed Life Threatening Risk to Patients, Class Action Litigation Followed

There are a dozen or more television commercials warning patients about the complications that come with “Hernia Mesh” and the life-threatening side effects they posed to patients who have undergone hernia mesh surgery. Patients have sustained such a staggering number of injuries over the course a decade that the safety of hernia mesh devices as well  surgical procedures used to place them has been heavily criticized and patients warned off undergoing the surgery whenever possible.