Synergy Dispute Resolutions provides the following
services both via traditional methods and on-line:
Mediation Case Assessment Synergy Dispute Resolutions will educate individuals and businesses about
the mediation process, screen a potential case to determine
if mediation is appropriate under the circumstances and assist
individuals and businesses in finding an appropriate mediator
should they elect to mediate a case.
Convening and Contracting Oftentimes,
one party involved in a dispute may wish to mediate but has
not yet received agreement from the other parties involved
in the dispute. Synergy Dispute Resolutions offers “convening” services
such as calling or writing the other parties and/or their
attorneys to educate them about the benefits of mediating
the dispute at issue and mediating the selection of a mediator,
the venue, the dates of the session, the format and the allocation
Session-by-Session Mediation Synergy Dispute Resolutions offers session-by-session mediation providing
its clients with the opportunity to pay for smaller sessions
and determine whether continuing with additional sessions
is worthwhile from their perspective.
Mediating Discovery Disputes Synergy Dispute Resolutions can help curtail the unproductive and
costly discovery process by mediating pre-trial disputes
including, but not limited to:
for limited but balanced initial document production
consequences for failing to produce discovery, which can
replace fines or sanctions
discovery responses and mediating claims relating to insufficiency,
depositions and/or being on call to mediate objections
Coordinating the Use of Experts Synergy Dispute Resolutions can help parties identify qualified and neutral
experts, mediate a mutually agreed upon scope of work, work
with the parties and their experts to reduce work and expedite
Mediate an Entire Dispute Synergy Dispute Resolutions offers traditional mediation services through
the use of an impartial mediator, who will identify the issues
of both parties, reduce obstacles to communication and maximize
the exploration of alternatives to litigation.
Synergy Dispute Resolutions offers binding mediation services through the use of a neutral who will first attempt to assist the parties in resolving their dispute themselves and, if unsuccessful, will render a binding case evaluation based upon information disclosed during mediation.
Synergy Dispute Resolutions offers a combination mediation-arbitration service, known as Med-Arb, through the use of a neutral who will first attempt to assist the parties in resolving their dispute themselves and, if unsuccessful, will conduct an evidentiary arbitration hearing and render a binding award.
Arbitration (not available on-line) Synergy Dispute Resolutions offers traditional arbitration services through
the use of an impartial arbitrator who will make a decision
based upon the evidence presented and the applicable law.
High-Low Arbitration (Also Known As Bracket Arbitration)
Synergy Dispute Resolutions offers a variation of traditional arbitration wherein the parties agree prior to the commencement of arbitration to a maximum and minimum award, typically plaintiff’s last settlement demand and defendant’s last offer (which is not disclosed to the arbitrator) and, assuming the arbitrator determines that the defendant is liable, the arbitrator renders an award. Neither party will be liable for a figure outside the agreed-upon high-low (or “bracket”).
Arb-Med Synergy Dispute Resolutions offers a combination arbitration-mediation service, known as Arb-Med, through the use of a neutral who will first conduct an evidentiary arbitration hearing, however, the arbitration award will only be disclosed where a post-hearing mediated result is not achieved.