In this case, the chancery court held that post-mediation correspondence between the attorneys for the parties allegedly memorializing the terms of a verbal settlement reached in mediation constituted confidential mediation communications, not subject to disclosure. Partners Pharmacy Services v. Halbert, Docket No. C-72-09 (Chan. Div., Union County, April 16, 2012) The parties in this case [...]
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NJ Court Refuses To Enforce Mediated Settlement, Finding Post-Mediation Correspondence Memorializing The Agreement To Be Confidential
April 24th, 2012 · No Comments
Appellate Division Rules That A Party’s Mediation/Arbitration Demand Triggers The “First To File” Rule Of Comity
January 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment
In its January 27, 2012 decision in CTC Demolition Company, Inc. v. GMH AETC Management/Development LLC, which has been approved for publication, the Appellate Division considered the novel issue of whether a party’s demand for mediation or arbitration triggers the “first to file” rule. Notably, the court had found only one decision in any jurisdiction [...]