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Louisiana Man Avoids Life Sentence in Mediation
12/16/2017 3:04:17 PM
Description: Jeremy Burse, the Louisiana man convicted of fatally shooting one of his friends during a robbery attempt, managed to avoid a life sentence for his crime.  The incident occurred when Burse was 15.  Attorneys for Burse and thee prosecution

Coventry Football Team Refuses to Participate in Mediation
5/20/2017 6:07:58 PM
Description: The Coventry Wasps have stated their refusal to participate in mediation that could potentially resolve the conflict and allow the team to continue playing at the Ricoh Arena.   Instead, the team has asked for direct talks without an

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Student Rape Survivor Agrees to Mediation with School
8/11/2016 5:40:54 PM
Description: A rape survivor and her former school, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will attempt to settle a civil lawsuit filed by the student against the school regarding her 2012 rape. According to the student, the attack occurred while she was completing a

Southwest Airlines Mechanics are Seeking Federal Mediation
7/21/2015 6:50:31 PM
Description: Southwest Airline’s aircraft maintenance technician’s union is asking the National Mediation Board to provide assistance in the ongoing contract talks between the union and the airline. The discussions began nearly three years ago and

Church Members Threaten Lawsuit, Seek Mediation over Fraud Allegations
1/17/2015 12:06:12 PM
Description: Member of a Seattle-based church in the United States have publicly threatened the church with a lawsuit under RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) law over misappropriated funds and the dismissal of the church’s

Caribbean Resort Ordered into Mediation with Lenders
4/25/2014 1:28:03 PM
Description:   Scrub Island Resort, located in the British Virgin Islands and operated since 2010, has been ordered into mandatory mediation sessions with their primary lender, FirstBank Puerto Rico over their filed restructuring proposal involving nearly

Mediation Sessions Pave the Way for Investors Drug Recall Suit with Johnson & Johnson
7/27/2013 4:23:24 PM
Description: Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $23 million to settle their class action shareholder suit regarding their failure to disclose manufacturing violations.  The company is responsible for the biggest recall of over the counter

Mediation, Arbitration or Litagation?
6/29/2012 10:12:13 AM
Description: MEDIATION, ARBITRATION OR LITIGATION:   HOW EMPLOYERS CAN EVALUATE THE OPTIONS   Amy Lieberman, Esq.   Workplace disputes are something that all employers face at some point. The larger the employer, the more frequently