Perspectives on the Mediation Process and Its Participants: How and Why People Mediate

Lintner, Jack L.; Jenkins, Lynnie T.; Junfola, Joseph M.; Murphy, J. Scott; Goldman, Michael J.
January 2012
FDCC Quarterly;Winter2012, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p194
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the mediation process and offers practical, objective and useful insights for the participants in the mediation process. The history and growth of mediation, need of practice and experience and the perspectives of an insurance underwriter are discussed. The need of thoughtful reflection, respectful application of the process and personal injury disputes are also discussed.


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