Mediation Needs More Bite

Mediation Needs More Bite

Although pre-litigation mediation is an option for franchisors and franchisees to cut legal costs, stay out of a courtroom and get most legal disputes taken care of in short period of time, many do not cooperate, rush into court and in most instances courts do not enforce mediation provisions like they do with arbitration provisions. A growing majority of legal professionals will encourage mediation as a way to their clients

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