A personal injury mediator in Brevard County Florida often mediates cases involving individuals who were injured in accidents and private parties or businesses that may be legally responsible for these accidents. During mediation, a personal injury mediator in Brevard County Florida may use private caucuses in order to enhance communication between parties.
Private caucuses allow each party to talk honestly and openly with the mediator without worrying about how the other side will respond to this communication. The mediator uses this information to inform him or her of the parties’ concerns, fears, interests and positions. Mediators keep information shared during a private caucus confidential unless the party provides permission to the mediator to disclose this information. Then, the mediator goes to a private caucus with the other party and learns additional information. This open exchange with the mediator allows him or her to get a better understanding of the issues involved and the possible resolutions.
Mediators also use private caucuses so that the parties are better able to gauge the progress of negotiations. Additionally, short times between the camps allow the mediator to break down discussions into smaller components that are easier to digest. In this way, a mediator can help deliver a message in a way that is more conducive to a positive reception of it. The parties often come closer together in settlement negotiations until they both reach a point where they are mutually satisfied.