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Putnam County Employment Lawyer Explains if It’s Better to Engage in Mediation Before or After a Claim is Filed

On Behalf of | Mar 3, 2016 | Uncategorized

As an experienced Putnam County Employment Lawyer, I always tell my clients that the best course is to resolve a case. The reason is because the risk of going forward is too great. That risk can be evaluated at any stage of the claim. Sometimes that risk is evaluated early on before a claim actually makes it to court, such as, for example, if an attorney sends a letter on behalf of a client demanding some type of a settlement or saying that in the event that a settlement doesn’t occur they will sue in court. Sometimes that resolution can occur after an in-court filing, sometimes it occurs close to a trial date, and sometimes it occurs even after a trial date say when a case is pending on appeal.

Every situation’s different; every employer’s finances and financial circumstances are different, and every claim is different as to what the potential value of those cases could be. What you need to do is take a look at long-term what you’re facing. Have an experienced Putnam County Employment Lawyer take a look at an employee’s earnings records, the employee’s work performance history; all of these things factor into making strategic decisions as to whether a case should be resolved sooner than later.

If you are wondering if it is best to engage in mediation before a claim is filed, contact experienced Putnam County Employment Attorney Kim Berg.

This video was provided by Kim Patricia Berg, one of our experienced Putnam County Employment Attorneys.