Friday, December 10, 2004

“Tell It Like It Is”! – One Reason Why People Settle.

Fourth District Court of Appeal Chief Judge Farmer, in his concurring opinion in All About Cruises, Inc. v. Cruise Options, Inc., 2004 Fla. App. LEXIS 18778 [Fla. 4th DCA 12.8.2004], sets out the realities of allowable discovery of personal financial information in civil cases and overloaded court dockets which “press litigants to settle”. Are these judicial “facts of life” tools for mediators?

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