Mediating Construction Claims In Real-Time

Eric Brodfuehrer | Ankura Consulting Group Why Owners and Contractors Should Consider a “Third-Party Neutral” To Resolve Disputes Prior to the Completion of a Project A Third-Party Neutral During Construction Primer What Is a Third Party Neutral? A Third-Party Neutral, or Project Neutral, is typically understood to be a mediator or arbitrator in legal proceedings… Continue reading Mediating Construction Claims In Real-Time

American Arbitration Association Revises Construction Industry Rules and Mediation Procedures

Dennis Cavanaugh and Larry Grijalva | Construction Law Zone The American Arbitration Association (AAA), one of the longest-standing and experienced alternative dispute resolution (ADR) administrators, has unveiled a significant update to its Construction Industry Rules and Mediation procedures. This update, last revised in 2015, became effective March 1, 2024. Changes to the AAA Construction Industry… Continue reading American Arbitration Association Revises Construction Industry Rules and Mediation Procedures

New Updates to AAA Construction Rules Now in Effect

John E. Bulman, R. Thomas Dunn and Sheya Rivard | Pierce Atwood Effective March 1, 2024, the American Arbitration Association (AAA) has revised its Construction Industry Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures (AAA Rules). The AAA Rules provide a framework for resolving construction disputes and address a wide range of topics from arbitrator selection to discovery… Continue reading New Updates to AAA Construction Rules Now in Effect

Top 10 Benefits of Navigating Legal Disputes Through Mediation

Chad J. Tamaroff | GreenspoonMarder In the realm of legal proceedings in Florida, mediation has emerged as a powerful tool that can significantly alter the trajectory of a case. In many instances, parties involved in a dispute are required to attend mediation before heading to trial. What’s more, mediation can be initiated even before a… Continue reading Top 10 Benefits of Navigating Legal Disputes Through Mediation

5 Keys to Early Mediation Success When Project Disputes Arise

Eric A. Grasberger | Stoel Rives Many construction, development, and real estate purchase agreements provide for early mediation as a condition precedent to arbitration or court litigation. Early mediation sessions usually fail, only to be followed months later by additional mediation sessions that succeed. If most cases are settled later, why can’t they be settled… Continue reading 5 Keys to Early Mediation Success When Project Disputes Arise

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