Jessica Horowitz | Jun 04, 2019
Mediation and other less adversarial methods continue to be the best ways to respond to allegations of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual abuse, say lawyers.
Loretta Merritt, a lawyer with Torkin Manes LLP in Toronto, says mediations offer an optimal situation for defendants to apologize.
"It's a really positive thing when the defendant starts the mediation with an apology not as a negotiated term of settlement but right from the outset: I'm really sorry this happened to you; this should have not happened to you," says Merritt.
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