This is best answered by your attorney. Sorry.
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It depends on the agreement. Most often, the arbitrator does not know policy limit, demands, offers etc. Also, most arbitration agreements call for parties to split costs. Talk to your lawyer.
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Mediation is an expedient approach to settlement of many personal injury claims. Selection of the mediator and addressing the other concerns posted are vital and require a fair amount of pre mediation planning. Discuss this with your attorney. Here is what mediation is all about: CLICK BLUE LINK BELOW
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Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution method where generally both sides must agree to it. You should have something in writing about the process and means of selecting the mediator. The mediator is chosen after both sides have considered and agrees as to the selection
. The role of the mediator is to guide both side to the dispute, not to make the decision.
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This question should be addressed to your attorney - if do not have an attorney I suggest you hire one to handle the mediation.
This is not intended to be legal advise or as legal representation. I am a California personal injury attorney . Be aware that every state has its own statute of limitations; and statutes & case laws that govern the handling of these matters.
To add to the chorus:
You really need an attorney to advise you about a serious car injury like the one you describe. The insurer won't just open their wallets and pay you the policy limit -- a good attorney must insist on it, even if a suit must be filed. The good news is that this attorney probably won't cost you up-front; most attorneys in this practice area work on contingency.
Feel free to contact any of the above attorneys or myself.
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I know it's not the answer you want to hear, but it is truly the best advice. Local personal injury attorney would best answer your questions.
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