Fundamentals of Personal Injury Mediation

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Course Details

In this course, we examine some of the fundamental considerations to effectively mediating personal injury claims. This course was designed to share the knowledge of experienced mediators who specialize in personal injury cases, with those who wish to expand their mediation practices into this area. This course is suitable for mediators and attorneys at any level of practice. Here you will be engaged in discussions on; the unique dynamics of mediating a personal injury case, effective mediation case preparation, ethical standards of practice, diversity & cultural trends affecting our industry, and some essential domestic violence issues.

The course is designed to be completed at your own pace. There are no travel costs, no hotel stay, and no need to take time off from work.

Learning Objectives

This course appeals to mediators and attorneys. At the conclusion of this course both groups will come away with different perspectives.
Mediators will come away from this course and be able to:
• Confidently mediate personal injury cases
• Understand the anatomy of personal injury cases
• Understand the unique dynamics of mediating with lawyers and insurance adjusters
• Apply negotiation strategies to lead the parties to agreement
• Construct an environment that fosters collaboration and agreement
• Spot signs of settlement opportunities
• Apply pre-mediation strategies to have more effective settlements
Attorneys will come away from this course and be able to:
• Understand how to get the best out of the mediation process for their client
• Better prepare their case for mediation
• Effectively represent their client in mediation and stay within the ethical guidelines
• Apply negotiation strategies to lead the parties to agreement

Who Should Take This Course

• Mediators
• Attorneys

Course Outline

• The Business of Mediation in General
• Ethical Standards of Practice
• Overview of Florida Automobile Insurance Requirements
• Dynamics of Mediating a Personal Injury Case
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Course Delivery

• This course is delivered using our virtual school.


CME: 5 hours

CLE: Approved by the Florida Bar for 5 hours of Civil Trial credits

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Course Registration

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Policy and Procedures

There is no risk on your part in taking this course. If you are not satisfied we will provide you with a full refund. Upon payment and approval of your registration, we will email you login credentials, and instructions on how to access the course. Upon completion a downloadable electronic certificate will be provided, along with a detailed course outline. You may attach these documents to your mediator renewal application.



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