July 29, 2019

What is confirmation bias?

Confirmation bias is the tendency for people to search for, interpret, favor and recall information that confirms their preexisting beliefs.  Conversely, information that supports a different viewpoint is likely to be dismissed or ignored.  Co...

June 10, 2019

Shari Belitz, Esq. was invited to write this guest blog for our e-Discovery, partner BIA

After the close of discovery, it is natural to be thinking ahead to settlement or trial. However, there is an interim strategic step which can be utilized to ensure the best possibl...

May 21, 2019

When deciding a case, juror politics matter. It is clear that liberals and conservatives have very different reactions to political arguments. Someone who is politically conservative is not likely to agree with the political positions of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez while...

April 9, 2019

In recent years, third-party sharing services have become a standard part of a new economy that offer people a platform to share good and services.   As the use of these platforms continues to grow, it permeates our daily lives, with many people using ride sharing, hom...

March 12, 2019

Question: My insured is a property owner/occupier and was sued due to the violent act of a third-party on its property. The emotional impact of the case is high, but my insured has good defenses to liability. How do I determine litigation risk in advance of settlement...

March 12, 2019

Join us & New York Law School Office of Institutional Advancement on Tuesday, March 19th at New York Law School for an informative evening of speed networking! Hear from alternative legal industry leaders in fashion, philanthropy, HR, legal tech, finance and more share...

February 14, 2019


  • If my case settles we won’t go to trial.  Shouldn’t I just wait to see if we can settle?

  • We rarely try cases, why should I conduct a mock trial?

  • We don’t even have a trial date, isn’t it too early for a mock trial?

Excellent questions, as most cases...

January 29, 2019

David Shoults, CPCU, CLU ChFC, MBA;  Eric Rudich, Ph.D.

A SPECIAL REPRINT © Entire contents copyright 2019 by CLM Magazine, a publication of The CLM. All rights reserved.

The resolution of a claim involves much more than simply attending a mediation session to negot...

Please reload

Featured Posts

The Psychology of a Successful Mediation

January 17, 2018

Please reload