The Healthcare Neutral Blog will share ideas and developments in alternative dispute resolution, healthcare business and law.

ADR Can Help Lawyers “Win Cheap”

     I\’ve been on a mission to convince fellow lawyers that encouraging clients to use mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution methods is good for clients and their lawyers….

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Request For Mediation Can Be A “First-Filed Action”

       The “first filed action” rule says that when lawsuits over the same dispute are filed in different states, the courts in both states will give the “first filed” action…

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Randall Kiser To Address NJ Dispute Resolution Section On Effective Decision Making

       The New Jersey State Bar Association\’s Dispute Resolution Section is offering a three part series of programs on decision making entitled “Judgments: How We Reach Them And How We…

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AAA Announces New Healthcare Payor-Provider Arbitration Rules

     Arbitration has been getting a bum rap lately. Many complain that arbitration has become litigation by another name, with its only advantage being the opportunity of the parties to…

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NJSBA Dispute Resolution Section to Host Program On Med-Mal Arbitration

     The next meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association\’s Dispute Resolution Section will feature a program addressing the implications of two recent decisions of the Superior Court, Appellate…

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New Jersey Court Green Lights Provider-Patient Arbitration Agreements

       In two rulings handed down over the last two weeks, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey removed any doubt that New Jersey healthcare providers can…

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