• After the Hurricane and Outside the Cone
  • November 8, 2017 | Author: David W. Henry
  • Law Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C. - Orlando Office
  • Hurricanes are low probability events, but so are trials. Civil litigation results in trial less than three percent of the time. The statistical data is the same across the U.S., from Orlando to Miami and from New York to California. Despite the substantial sums of time and money invested, litigation does not really resolve disputes. Why? Perhaps because the litigation process is not really about the dispute. Like a slowmoving storm, litigation can be demoralizing for the litigants, frustrating, difficult to manage and depressing for the people in its midst. If litigation is like a hurricane, the litigants wonder, how do I get out of this cone? Medical professionals have explained​