A settlement conference is an integral part of the legal process in which representatives from both parties will sit down before a judge or magistrate to try to settle the case before the hearing or trial. In many cases, this can expedite the proceedings and lead to an agreeable resolution for both sides without going to court. Unfortunately, not all settlement conferences are as productive as they can be, and the following list of the ten dos and don’ts of settlement conferences, as prepared by Hon. James L Cott, a U.S. magistrate judge in the Southern District of New York, gives further insight as to why this is the case.
As LTD attorneys in Philadelphia, we bring a large number of cases to court after an unlawful denial or termination of disability benefits has left our clients with no other options. In many of these, we’ll look to settle before trial to secure benefits for our clients in cases that may be difficult and time-consuming to win in court.
If you have a complex disability or personal injury case, contact Rosen, Moss, Snyder & Bleefeld, L.L.P., Montgomery County’s experienced disability law firm.