It's difficult for negotiators to evaluate their case objectively. We recognize the challenge, but want to recognize - and reward - the very best, most objective negotiators. What is the one objective measure of the “true” value of a case? The final award or settlement amount! Therefore, when a case is resolved, we compare the last number each negotiator tested in the Thermometer to the final settlement number; that gives us an objective rating number showing how well that negotiator evaluated and tested that particular case.
First Court’s approach to ADR is unique, and if you are new to working with us, it may initially feel new and uncomfortable.
1 Hour Mediation has quickly and efficiently closed cases with a huge range of dollar values, complexities, and particulars. However, submissions that fail to yield the best results generally have one or more of the following problems: