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NAM SEES 48% INCREASE IN PERSONAL INJURY CASE FILINGS FOR 2009

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

During the first 6 months of 2009, NAM experienced a 48.17% increase in personal injury case filings, as compared to the first 6 months of 2008. All personal injury case types, including both catastrophic injury and labor law matters, have shown similar increases. These referrals cover matters in diverse geographic areas throughout the country; therefore, […]

NAM BOOSTS ITS STAFF BY 22% AT HEADQUARTERS

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

Over the past two months NAM has supplemented its administrative and case management staff by 22%. With a significant increase in both case filings and the number of national and multi-state dispute resolution initiatives, these new hires were seen as a welcomed and necessary addition. Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated, “it is […]

NAM EXPANDS ITS NY PANEL WITH THE ADDITION OF JUDGE JAMES DOLLARD

Posted on May 13, 2009

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Honorable James P. Dollard has joined NAM’s panel and will be available exclusively to mediate and arbitrate cases throughout the New York Metropolitan area. Judge Dollard joins NAM after his many years of service to the State of New York. As a preeminent […]

NAM MODIFIES EMPLOYMENT RULES & PROCEDURES RELATING TO CLASS ACTIONS

Posted on May 01, 2009

Rule 11(f)(iii) in NAM’s Employment Rules has been modified to account for class actions in the Arbitration of employment claims. As of May 1, 2009, Class Action Arbitrations will be administered by NAM if the Arbitration agreement either allows for it or is silent with respect to Class Action Arbitration. NAM will not administer a […]

NAM PANELIST JUDGE THOMPSON FEATURED IN NY DAILY NEWS ARTICLE

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

April 21, 2009 NAM panelist Hon. William C. Thompson was recently featured in the NY Daily News on Sunday, April 12, 2009. The article focused on Judge Thompson and his son William C. Thompson, Jr. — New York City’s first African-American controller and his likely bid for mayor. In the article, the younger Thompson credited […]

JUDGE DIBLASI SELECTED TO SERVE ON PRESTIGIOUS MAYOR'S ROUNDTABLE

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

April 20, 2009 The Land Use Law Center at Pace University School of Law, announced its nomination of NAM panelist Hon. John P. DiBlasi to serve on the 2009 Mayor’s Re-development Roundtable. The committee lead by the Land Use Leadership Alliance (LULA) will meet on April 20, May 4, May 18, and June 1 to […]

JUDGE JOHN P. DIBLASI RETURNS TO NAM'S PANEL

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

February 2, 2009 NAM is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Honorable John P. DiBlasi has returned to NAM’s panel and will be available to mediate and arbitrate matters throughout the New York metropolitan area. Judge DiBlasi had been an exclusive Hearing Officer for NAM for several years before he was appointed as the Chief […]