Newsletter – September 2011
Study says “Mediation saves time and money in medical negligence cases”
Physician participation in the litigation alternative would create opportunities to improve doctor-patient communication and learn from errors, according to researchers.
Mediation can help mitigate the costs, both emotional and financial, of medical liability lawsuits, according to a recent study. But without participation from physicians, not just their lawyers, other quality improvement benefits that can come from the litigation alternative get lost.
Employment Dispute – is Mediation a good idea or will it be just more legal costs?
Question – In the middle of an employment tribunal dispute with an employee who has claimed that a decision not to promote him was discriminatory, but has not resigned. His solicitors have suggested mediation – is that a good idea or will it be just more legal costs?
Introduction to Mediation Advocacy (CPD Training 6Hrs)
The module that we have devised includes active participation, role play and runs over 5 hours starting at 2:30pm and running till 7:30pm. The cost of the course is €215 & 6 CPD points will be awarded. There has been overwhelming demand for this training, selling out very quickly as the course is limited to 12.
“Efficent course and good value for insight into the mediation process” – Owen Hickey SC – Barrister-at-Law Senior Counsel
“Recommend this short concise course to anyone advising clients going into mediation” – Sinead Farrelly – Early & Baldwin
“Well worth attending and useful in everyday practice” – Kate Craig – Partner, PJ Byrne & Co
“Very effective at imparting mediation skills, discovering what mediation means as a process and learned a lot about the process” – Sarah Scally – (Solicitor) Sarah R Scally & Co.
“A very Interesting introduction to Mediation, Mindsets & the lawyers role within the process” – Kellie Butler BL – Barrister-at-Law
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