News & Updates
What are the benefits of ADR versus litigation?
For centuries, the standard avenue for resolving a civil dispute has been to file a lawsuit in the public court system. Even lawyers, however, realize that lawsuits are not always the most practical method for reaching a settlement. Alternative dispute resolution...
How does Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) impact wrongful death complaints?
Signing an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) agreement in Pennsylvania does not preclude one’s family members from filing a wrongful death complaint in court on the merits of their own injury. That is the impact of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent refusal to...
Governor Rendell Congratulates PA’s Best 50 Women in Business
Governor Edward G. Rendell today saluted this year’s Best 50 Women in Business, saying their successes and accomplishments help Pennsylvania improve its business climate.
Locals Honored as ‘Women of Heart’
The American Heart Association hosted its 9th annual Go Red For Women luncheon on Friday, May 18 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Hundreds of men and women from the business and civic communities came and celebrated the lives of women and learned about heart disease.
Mediation or Arbitration: What’s the Difference?
When parties cannot reach an agreement on their own, it may seem that they are destined to face off in a courtroom. That outcome does not have to be a foregone conclusion, however. Another option is available to help legal professionals guide their clients to successful resolutions.