April 12, 2012
Change Agent: Mandell Gisnet Center manager Sara Sturtevant dismisses claims that we’ve become an overly litigious society as a myth. “Ninety-five percent of all lawsuits settle out of court,” she says. “If we’re overburdened, it’s because of BofA.”
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In the wake of a notorious and grisly murder, mediators have been trying to mend fences – and keep neighbors sane.
It’s an unremarkable, narrow spit of dirt road that drew neighbors into a simple property dispute that ended in bloodshed. Tensions escalated one battle at a time as one neighbor tried to exert his ownership ...