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Judge Meacham to Present Mechanics Lien Seminar at ILCBA

Judge Meacham to Present Mechanics Lien Seminar at ILCBA

March 1, 2018

Hon. Clifford L. Meacham, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, is speaking on mechanics lien law at the Illinois Creditors Bar Association (ILCBA) Annual Spring Seminar. “I’ll be offering my viewpoints from the bench as a former judge and discussing recent developments in mechanics liens law,” Judge Meacham said. “It’s an unusual statutory […]

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Judge Brown to Participate in Third-Party Subrogation Panel

Judge Brown to Participate in Third-Party Subrogation Panel

February 27, 2018

Hon. F. Keith Brown, (Ret.) will be speaking on a panel about third-party subrogation at the 5th Annual Workers’ Compensation Institute Conference on Thursday, March 1st. The five-person panel discussion titled, “Third-Party Subrogation – Mediation of a Workers’ Compensation Claim and Third-Party Cases,” will be from 1:45pm-2:30pm. He will speak with four other attorneys – […]

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Judge Burke Settles $11 Million Medical Malpractice Case

Judge Burke Settles $11 Million Medical Malpractice Case

February 21, 2018

Hon. Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) settled an $11 million medical malpractice case involving a catastrophic injury to an infant. Judge Burke is a senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, where he specializes in the settlement of medical malpractice cases.  As a mediator, Judge Burke has successfully settled more than 100 medical malpractice cases. This […]

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Judge Panter: Finding the Right Time for Mediation

Judge Panter: Finding the Right Time for Mediation

February 9, 2018

ADR Systems recently spoke with Hon. Michael R. Panter (Ret.) to discuss when to consider mediation in a case and how to pursue mediation through various stages of a case. Is there a right time for mediation? Judge Panter: In any basic trial advocacy course, we’re taught to think about resolution from the moment of […]

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Subrogation Made Simple: Why You Should Mediate Your Next Subrogation Case

Subrogation Made Simple: Why You Should Mediate Your Next Subrogation Case

February 6, 2018

Subrogation cases can get messy. With multiple parties and costly expert witnesses, these cases can become tedious when sent to trial. But through mediation, subrogation can be a streamlined way to resolve these otherwise messy disputes. Subrogation arises when a party is paid by their insurance company for damages, but damages can be disputed. Through […]

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Judge Haddad Settles $7.5 Million Wrongful Death and Negligence Case

Judge Haddad Settles $7.5 Million Wrongful Death and Negligence Case

January 31, 2018

Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, settled a $7.5 million case involving the death of an electrician who fell off an apartment balcony while installing lighting. The case was featured in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on December 19th, 2017. The plaintiff filed a lawsuit in May 2015 against […]

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Judge Etchingham to Present NWSBA Seminar on Mediation Submissions

Judge Etchingham to Present NWSBA Seminar on Mediation Submissions

January 19, 2018

Hon. James P. Etchingham, (Ret.), senior mediator and arbitrator at ADR Systems, will be presenting a seminar on mediation submissions at the Northwest Suburban Bar Association’s (NWSBA) Civil Litigation event. “We’ll be discussing what constitutes an outstanding submission, how to craft it and how it can potentially impact the value of a case,” Judge Etchingham […]

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Judge Orbach Discusses the Changing Landscape of ADR

Judge Orbach Discusses the Changing Landscape of ADR

December 20, 2017

ADR Systems recently spoke with Hon. Jerome M. Orbach, (Ret.) to discuss changes in the field of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), the role of technology and what the future may hold for the practice of ADR. What changes have you noticed in alternative dispute resolution in the last five years? Judge Orbach: For so long, […]

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Inside Arbitration: Avoiding Pitfalls

Inside Arbitration: Avoiding Pitfalls

December 12, 2017

We sat down with Hon. Clifford L. Meacham, (Ret.) and Hon. Stuart A. Nudelman, (Ret.), senior mediators and arbitrators at ADR Systems, to discuss some of the finer points of arbitration.  Together, Judges Meacham and Nudelman have more than 60 years of experience overseeing trials and arbitrations.  They have seen what works and what does […]

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“Take a Tour” of ADR Systems

“Take a Tour” of ADR Systems

November 21, 2017

ADR Systems’ “Take a Tour” video offers attorneys a better look at the largest dispute resolution center in the Midwest. Conveniently located in the heart of Chicago’s legal community at 20 North Clark Street, ADR Systems offers a comfortable environment for resolving disputes. The dispute resolution center consists of 22 spacious conference rooms and more […]

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Karen Hale, Esq.Abbott Laboratories Legal Division
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