Ligation v - Litigation v. Mediation There are many reasons...

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Litigation v. Mediation There are many reasons for a case to be settled through mediation vice litigation. The major reason would be to avoid court cost and lawyer fees. In Alexander’s case involving his business, it would be better for his business and his pocket book if he could settle outside of court. This is the same for pretty much anyone who is in a situation similar to Alexander. It is never good publicity when a business is involved in a court room situation with a client. Personally I have never had to hire a lawyer for any reason, nor do I ever hope that I have to. From my experience with friends and family that have had to go to court for one reason or another I have been told that it is not a very cheap way to go about it. Lawyers are not cheap and neither are court fees. Litigation is very costly, time consuming, stressful and no one really wins. In the end you still have to pay your lawyer for their help with the case. To top it off there is no certainty of the outcome. It is a very unpredictable situation that is emotionally draining. The
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course BUSINESS 101 taught by Professor Wase during the Spring '11 term at Grantham.

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Ligation v - Litigation v. Mediation There are many reasons...

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