CJ lays emphasis on need for mediation in disputes

first_imgChennai, Feb 27 (PTI) Chief Justice of Madras High Court, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul today emphasised the importance and need for mediation in various stages of disputes.Inaugurating a conference on Appropriate Dispute Resolution here, he narrated several personal success stories of effective dispute resolution while stressing the importance and need for mediation in various stages of disputes.Other panel members at the interaction, including Justice Satish K Agnihotri, SriramPanchu, senior Advocate Mediator, Shivaraman, President of Madras Management Association also laid emphasis on the need for alternative dispute resolution mechanisms with special thrust on mediation.Another discussion on Disputes Arising in Corporate Laws with a special emphasis on family business, saw panelists dwelling on what kind of disputes come to court and if all require legal analysis and whether contractual theory is sufficient.The conference was organised by the Foundation for Comprehensive Dispute Resolution. PTI COR APR PRMlast_img read more


first_imgA long time volunteer at Mercy Medical Center is being honored for her community service.Patricia Collins has been chosen by the Mercy Medical Center Foundation to receive the 2018 Dr. George G. Spellman Service Award.Collins has served the community and Mercy Medical Center with her volunteer efforts for more than 50 years.She began volunteering in 1965 in the former St. Joseph Hospital and eventually served in the former St. Vincent Hospital and then in the current Mercy Kaleidoscope Gift Shop.Collins has also shared her time in other areas of the hospital, including the physician’s lounge, front reception desk, and surgery as well as various committees.Her community contributions include volunteering in the makeshift mortuary in the aftermath of the crash of Flight 232 and filling sandbags in 1992 when Perry Creek flooded.She has also helped at events in the community, such as Saturday in ThePark and the United Way of Siouxland’s Women’s Power Lunch.Collins received the Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Award in 1990, and with her husband of 54 years, Dick Collins, have raised their four children in the Siouxland community.The 2018 Mercy Foundation’s Fall Gala will honor Collins on November 3rd.last_img read more