Yes, although it is best for that to happen before the Mediation. Mediations, unlike Arbitrations, are not binding on the parties unless they settle with a written agreement acceptable to all parties. So, if during the mediation, it appears that the Mediator is biased, you can just end the...Read more »
Generally, the ruling on an Arbitration ends the matter. In some cases a ruling can be appealed to the Court system if some form of fraud has been committed during the Arbitration. In most cases the Arbitrator has wide discretion on making his ruling, and it usually cannot be challenged.
No. Depending on the court, you are likely required to participate in an arbitration in good faith prior to proceeding to trial. Assuming the arbitration is court mandated and not mandated by contract, if you or the other party do not agree with the arbitration award, you can reject it and...Read more »
It certainly could make the case go faster if the parties are able to reach an agreement in arbitration, otherwise it may delay the case. Your attorney would be in the best position to answer whether or not an arbitration would be beneficial to your case, so I suggest you as him or her. If you do...Read more »
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I injured my back at work a year ago. I have completed therapy, 4 spinal injection shots and a work hardening program. During this time I was receiving my weekly worker's comp checks. After 9 months of going through this my dr. ordered an FCE to be done but my job's workers comp insurance... Read more »
You are paying an attorney who knows all of the details of your claim, a great deal of money. Why would you seek an online opinion when you already paid for the privilege of getting an informed opinion? Ask YOUR attorney. HE has all of the information necessary to give you an informed answer.
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There are many issues present in the facts provided, and you should absolutely consult with an attorney individually so you can obtain a comprehensive assessment of your case. It is apparent that the company is not taking you seriously, and likely will not until you obtain legal representation....Read more »
Has the mediator been court ordered? If so, you might just have to deal with it. If not court ordered, then just tell your ex your concerns and c if she is agreeable to switching, as long as you foot the cost.
Unfortunately, insurance companies can terminate temporary total disability (TTD) payments when they have information that you are no longer temporarily disabled or your employer is able to accommodate restrictions placed on you by your physicians.
If the Judge orders it behooves you to go. It it usually always a good idea to do a mediation. Arbitration is actually a different thing. Sometimes there is "mandatory arbitration" in Illinois cases which have a certain $ amount claimed.
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