Mediation

In the past several years, mediation has become a more increasingly popular way to resolve lawsuits without the necessity of jury trials. Mediation has become widely accepted and embraced by both attorneys and judges as a means to save significant time and expense. Judges routinely require civil matters to be mediated prior to any scheduled trial in order to relieve their overburdened dockets of cases that are often resolved with the assistance of a mediator.

The attorneys at Cyrus, Adkins & Walker have mediated over 2,000 civil cases involving motor vehicle accidents, products liability, medical negligence, complex insurance disputes, employment law, claims against state agencies and political subdivisions, and all other types of civil litigation.

The attorneys at Cyrus, Adkins & Walker are experienced and effective mediators. John Cyrus has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the area of mediation for the past 5 consecutive years. Additionally, John Cyrus was recently honored by The Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year for 2013 in the area of mediation for Charleston, West Virginia. Lastly, Doug Adkins and John Cyrus are both AV Preeminent peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.


The national academy of distinguished neutrals

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:Do I have to pay for hiring experts, depositions, and other expenses of getting my case to trial?

A:At Cyrus & Adkins, we will advance all costs necessary for the development and presentation of your case. In the event of a successful recovery, whether by settlement or verdict, these necessary costs and expenses are reimbursable to our firm.

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