Category Archives: Settlement

MEDIATION AND MEDIATORS

I’ve written about settlement mediation before on this blog: https://plaintifftriallawyertips.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=157&action=edit The entire subject of modern settlement negotiations has been much more complex then when I started the practice. The insurance adjustor would come to the office and negotiate with you. … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ABOUT NEGOTIATION & SETTLEMENT

I have been a fan of Roger Dawson for many years. See:  http://www.rdawson.com I have read most of his books about sales and negotiation. I have attended his lectures. His ideas about communication, persuasion, sales and negotiation make a great deal … Continue reading

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EVIL MOST OFTEN OCCURS IN THE DARK – THE EVIL OF SECRECY IN OUR JUDICIAL SYSTEM

Over the past 25 or 30 years my policy was to reject confidentiality as an imposed condition of settlement. Our settlement agreement memorandum contained the following language: “Neither the plaintiff nor his or her attorneys agree to any secrecy confidentiality … Continue reading

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