Monetizing Risk

    View You Tube Presentation on How to Evaluate a Personal Injury Case – Click Here Personal Injury Risk Evaluation is a multi step process. But the ultimate result of that multiple step process is to put a dollar value on the risk – monetizing the risk. The first step is to identify each […]

Personal Injury Jury Trial Risk Evaluation

Watch You Tube Presentation on How To Evaluate a Personal Injury Case – Click Here Personal injury jury trial risk evaluation begins as a claim for personal injury is processed through the claim process with the insurance company.During this process a lawyer begins to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the claim. This process is mostly […]

How to Value A Personal Injury Case

Senior Judge Arthur M. Monty Ahalt To Watch You Tube Presentation – Click Here On January 23 , 2020 Charles “Ben” Peoples and I made a Webinar presentation to over 100 lawyers and adjusters regarding how to value personal injury claims. During the presentation, the audience was surveyed regarding different issues.  The principles, which were […]

What You Should Know About Online Dispute Resolution

What You Should Know About Online Dispute Resolution Hon. Arthur M. Monty Ahalt (ret.) Online dispute resolution (ODR) has all of the advantages of other forms of ADR—and it is faster and more cost-effective.Less than 15 years ago the legal community struggled to implement alternative dispute resolution (ADR) into the case management programs of federal […]

Oh My Aching Back ! Tension Myositis Syndrome – TMS

Oh My Aching Back ! Tension Myositis Syndrome – TMS One of the most frequently tried personal injury case before a jury is the muscle strain to the neck or back which does not respond to traditional medical treatment and get better in 10 to 16 weeks. The plaintiff continues to have severe recurrent episodes of […]

National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals – MdMediators.org

The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals is pleased to announce the launch of its Maryland Chapter – the “Maryland Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators” (MAMA) – online at www.MDMediators.org.  Just 8 attorneys and former judges have been recognized as Charter Members of the Maryland Chapter, including most of the state’s most widely-accepted ADR professionals. The […]

March 2012- In Memorium Chief Judge William H. McCullough 1926-2012

March 2012- In Memorium Chief Judge William H. McCullough  1926-2012 By Judge Arthur M. Monty Ahalt (Ret.) William H. McCullough, 86 who was Chief Judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit. He was County Administrative Judge of the Prince George’s County Circuit Court from1975 until 1992. He retired at age 70 in 1995, died, after a […]

Unleashing Creative Dispute Resolution by Enabling Neutrals Creativity – Online

Unleashing Creative Dispute Resolution by Enabling Neutrals Creativity – Online By Judge Arthur M. Monty Ahalt (Ret.) and David W. Puckett “Paving the cow path leads to new cows and new paths” – anonymous Introduction. If you are a neutral and are not interested in being creative in helping your clients resolve their differences then […]

eDiscovery – Should I care ?

eDiscovery – Should I care ? eDiscovery – Should I Care? By Judge Arthur M. Monty Ahalt (Ret.)* and Judge Steven I Platt (Ret.)* INTRODUCTION The Information Age has finally arrived with all of its magnificent efficiencies and productivity changing ways. People and businesses conduct many of their necessary activities with some interface with technology […]

Drafting an Arbitration Provision The VirtualCourthouse Way

Drafting an Arbitration Provision  The VirtualCourthouse Way By Judge Arthur M. Monty Ahalt (ret.) VirtualCourthouse provides a fresh new approach to arbitration.An approach which provides flexibility and cost savings not available through AAA, JAMs, National Arbitration Forum. Have you noticed that arbitration has become more time consuming and more expensive as each year passes. How […]