A lawyer is facing a motion to compel filed by opposing counsel. The other side is demanding that the lawyer’s business client produce certain records or face an accusation that the client has destroyed the evidence. When opposing counsel needs ...Read More »
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In this issue, Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to provide the results of the VLW 2014 Alternative Dispute Resolution Survey. This project provides information about ADR providers across Virginia. For a fee, participants had the opportunity to provide basic information ...
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Getting employees to sign early and often may be the key to enforcing mandatory arbitration agreements. Including an arbitration clause in a job application worked for employer Zachry Industrial when it wanted to compel arbitration of claims arising from its ...Read More »
All the cards should be laid on the table for mediation in a wrongful death case, a federal judge has ruled. Even though settlements with peripheral defendants were considered confidential, the plaintiff in the fatal boating accident case was ordered ...Read More »
Court mediation programs may get a closer look if the General Assembly funds current budget requests from a coalition of dispute resolution providers. With an eye toward documenting cost savings for the court system, the Virginia Association for Community Conflict ...Read More »