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Lecture 3

214 Lecture 3: law3


Department
Political Science
Course Code
POLS-214
Professor
A N O N Y M O U S
Lecture
3

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Formal offers - If the matter goes to court,
having refused a reasonable formal offer
may result in a cost penalty from the judge
Offers can be made “Without prejudice” – means
they will not prejudice your position if the
matter goes to court
Advantages of settling over going to trial?
Forms of ADR cont.
2. Mediation
Alberta has mandatory mediation in litigation
process
What is the role of a mediator? Neutral third
party facilitates a discussion between the two
parties
Who pays? Both parties
How do you find mediators? From accredited
organizations, both parties must agree on a
mediator
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