SUSAN HERNANDEZ, ESQ. AUTHORS ARTICLE ON MEDIATION FOR NYSTLA’S BILL OF PARTICULARS, VOL II, 2016August 7 2017,
12/12/16 SUSAN HERNANDEZ, ESQ. AUTHORS ARTICLE ON MEDIATION FOR NYSTLA’S BILL OF PARTICULARS, VOL II, 2016 Hon. John P. DiBlasi NAM is proud to announce that an article written b...Read more
REVISITING MEDIATION: KEY COMPONENTS TO SUCCESSDecember 1 2016, By: Susan Hernandez, Esq.
Most trial lawyers and insurance company adjusters are "old pros" when it comes to mediating a personal injury case. But, if old dogs can learn something new, then re-thinking the mediation of personal injury cases may prove helpful. Let's assume the following fact pattern: A worker was in...Read more
THE RULES OF THE COMMERCIAL DIVISION - AN OVERVIEW OF CHANGES THROUGHOUT THE LAST DECADE, PART 2December 1 2016, By: Hon. Ira B. Warshawsky, J.S.C. (Rtd.)
Last month I wrote of changes to the Commercial Division rules over approximately the past eight years. I will now continue with amendments and additions to the rules from the end of 2015 to present. Effective December 1, 2015 an amendment to Rule 11-d, and a new section 11-f were added. R...Read more
CHOOSING THE RIGHT ARBITRATOR FOR YOUR CASENovember 1 2016, By: Erica B. Garay, Esq.
One of the great advantages of arbitration is that the parties get to choose the arbitrator who will be deciding the case. In the judicial setting, the parties are at the "whim" of "the wheel," that is, the judge is selected randomly. In stark contrast, however, arbitration provides a unique abi...Read more
THE RULES OF THE COMMERCIAL DIVISION - AN OVERVIEW OF CHANGES THROUGHOUT THE LAST DECADE, PART 1November 1 2016, By: Hon. Ira B. Warshawsky, J.S.C. (Rtd.)
The Rules of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court were first formally created as of January 17, 2006. The earliest amendments enacted in 2007, 2009 and 2010 concerned the monetary threshold amounts. In July 2010, a change was made to Rule 1, specifically Rule 1 (b) requiring a lawyer's f...Read more