It looks like someone has filed a claim against you. That fact alone might make the title of this post sound strange. What’s good about being taken to court, after all? There are probably very few events that are more inconvenient, exhausting, and embarrassing. So why would we even suggest that good can come of it? Well, let’s put it this way: We have bad news & good news. The Bad news:...
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Do you have a legal claim filed against you? Lessen the headache with Zeyo
If you have ever had to file a claim against someone someone for an unpaid invoice, a personal injury, or any one of a number of disputes, you know that going to court is a real pain. Now reverse that scenario. You’re the one being taken to court. It might be because the person whose roof you’ve been fixing claims you didn’t finish the work, or because your tenant decided to get they wanted...
Personal Injury Arbitration Part 1: Pros and Cons
Arbitration seems to be a largely preferable alternative to the traditional litigation system, being a more efficient and agreeable way to resolve one's small claim disputes. However, as the legal universe of small claims ranges over a wide variety of issues, the ability of arbitration to resolve them may depend on the characteristics of each specific area of dispute.
Personal Injury Arbitration Part 2: Filing Online
Though arbitration seems like a desirable alternative to traditional litigation processes, it appears to receive some pushback when it comes to more "specialized" areas of law like personal injury (PI).If you read our previous article, you will be familiar with the reasons why arbitration is said to be less suitable than traditional litigation. Some of the arguments given by arbitration's...
Online Dispute Resolution: The Ideal Fourth Party
Thanks to the growing popularity of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), we now possess more convenient avenues to engage in the legal process, and more efficient ways to exercise our legal rights. Pairing this alternative framework with Information and Communication Technology (ICT), the resulting Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) has multiplied this conveniency manyfold. In fact, the online...
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The 5 Ws of Small Claims Disputes
Those unfamiliar with legal principles may think of Common Law strictly in terms of corporate lawsuits and commercial law. If that's case, you may wonder what in the world "small claims disputes" are, who would be eligible to file such claims, under what circumstances one might pursue such claims, what the legal framework is, and why they might be worth your time? Well, let's break it down.
Five things to know about Online Arbitration
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) utilizes techniques enabling disagreeing parties to reach an agreement upstream of litigation. These include negotiation, collaborative law, mediation, and arbitration. Each of these call on a neutral third party to enable those in conflict to reach an optimal resolution.