Dispute Resolution Myths and False Truths

"7 Common Myths:

1. Arbitrators Split the Baby.
2. You Can’t Mediate Until Discovery Is Completed.
3. Asking to Mediate Is A Sign of Weakness.
4. Mediation is Simply Free Discovery.
5. Arbitrators Don’t Apply the Law.
6. Mediation is Just a Waste of Time and Money.
7. Mediation Just Delays the Ultimate Trial of the Case.

3 False Truths

1. Arbitration is Quick and Cheap. Yes, but…
2. A Mediator is a Mediator is a Mediator.
3. Arbitration Awards are Non-Appealable."

Read more in this article by Judith Meyer