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ANGELA J. REDDOCK-WRIGHT, ESQ.

  • Based in All of California
  • Available for Mediation and Arbitration assignments

Introduction

A practicing attorney for nearly 25 years and named a “Southern California Super Lawyer” by her peers each year for the last ten years, Angela Reddock-Wright is regarded as a “go-to” attorney and human resources professional when it comes to any issues dealing with the workplace. Angela is the Founding & Managing Partner of the Reddock Law Group, a boutique, minority, and woman owned dispute resolution and investigations law firm based in downtown Los Angeles, focused on the resolution of employment and labor law, Title IX sexual assault, hazing, and bullying legal claims through the alternative dispute resolution, investigation, and other neutral processes.

Prior to opening the Reddock Law Group in 2011, Angela was an employment and labor law litigator for 15 years. During this time, she represented clients in the full gamut of employment and labor law cases, including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, public policy and wage and hour claims. She also developed specialties in handling highly sensitive cases hazing and bullying cases involving K-12 schools, colleges and universities. She litigated two of the nation’s leading hazing, wrongful death and personal injury cases involving two top sororities. She also handled the appeal in a high-profile juvenile criminal case involving a wrongful death resulting from teen bullying. As a full-time neutral and investigator for the last nine years, Angela handles similar cases.

As a workplace and Title IX investigator, Angela is certified through the Association of Workplace Investigators. She has extensive experience investigating and mediating traditional workplace claims, along with Title IX sexual assault, hazing and bullying cases for K-12 schools, colleges and universities. During the time she was a litigator, Angela handled two of the leading hazing, wrongful death and personal injury cases involving two leading African-American sororities. She also handled the appeal in a high profile juvenile criminal case involving a wrongful death case resulting from teen bullying. She also serves on the Los Angeles County Equity Oversight Commission, a panel of expert employment law attorneys who review and provide insight to the County’s human resources and equity investigations.

In her work as a workplace and human resources consultant and professional, Angela has worked on some of the most compelling projects in Los Angeles, including serving as a co-Administrator for the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the So-Fi Stadium where the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers football teams will play; in the wake of the “Me Too” movement, working with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) to assist in updating its member policies relating to the reporting of claims of sexual harassment; and serving as the Compliance Manager for the multi-billion dollar LAMP construction project at LAX. She also has worked in-house in the capacity of General Counsel & Chief Human Resources Officer, among other roles.

Beyond her experience as an attorney, Angela has a breadth of experience working in the government, community and non-profit sectors. She has run for and served in public office and has served on numerous public and non-profit sector boards and commissions. Angela is driven by her life’s mission is to help employers and employees create great and healthy workplaces.

Practice Areas

ADR Highlights

  • "The Ellen DeGeneres Show & Workplace Investigation" Entertainment Tonight, 5 August. 2020

Hobbies & Interests

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, bowling, trying new restaurants with family and friends, going to museums & art shows, spending summers at the Hollywood Bowl and music festivals, and participating in community service & civic engagement.

ADR Highlights

  • "The Ellen DeGeneres Show & Workplace Investigation" Entertainment Tonight, 5 August. 2020

Testimonials

"Angela did an extraordinary job in an extremely difficult case, with relatively high-profile players. Creative and patient. She also "read the room" very effectively and pivoted strategy as appropriate. Absolutely top-notch! "
- Attorney on an Employment Wrongful Termination case

"Angela is an extremely skilled mediator. She built a rapport and established trust with my client. She is a great listener and makes the parties feel “heard.” Through her friendly and professional demeanor, patience, and tireless efforts, she kept the mediation moving forward and ultimately brought resolution to a case that I thought had virtually no chance of settlement. I would consider her to be a top-tier mediator for any employment dispute."
- Employment Defense Counsel

"You are an extraordinarily talented mediator and your work is greatly appreciated."
- Attorney on an Employment Sexual Harassment Matter

"Thank you for the wonderful job you did today. You handled my client so diplomatically. In full honesty, I was concerned that my client would go into today and not offer a penny. I provided my clients with an assessment of this case and you and I are on the same page. Thank you for your help."
- Attorney in an Employment Wrongful Termination Dispute

"Angela did an awesome job. She is an amazing mediator and just a great person."
- Attorney on an Employment Sexual Harassment Dispute

"Ms. Reddock- Wright was a pleasure to work with. Our matter was particularly challenging. While the case did not settle, I believe Ms. Reddock- Wright did everything in her power to make a settlement possible. I will definitely use her again in the future."
- Attorney on an Employment Wrongful Termination case

"Angela J. Reddock-Wright was sharp, easy to work with, and highly effective. I hope to have the opportunity to work with her again in the future."
- Attorney on an Employment Wage & Hour case

"I worked with Ms. Reddock-Wright on an employment racial discrimination case and she was fantastic to work with. She was knowledgeable in the field and pointed out both the strengths and weaknesses for each side's position. Even when Ms. Reddock-Wright was telling my client the bad facts in his case, my client never felt as though she was advocating for the other side. Instead, based on the way she communicated the information, my client felt as though she doing her job as a mediator. She was relentless and dedicated in getting both sides to bend in order to get the case resolved. I would definitely use Ms. Reddock-Wright for future mediations."
- Plaintiff’s Employment Counsel

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Experience Summary

Legal Career

  • Mediator & Arbitrator, Judicate West (2020)
  • Founder & Managing Partner, Reddock Law Group, focusing on workplace investigations and mediation and arbitrations (2011-Present)
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, California State University Dominguez Hills, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding Program (2018-Present)
  • Instructor in Human Resources & Employment Law, UCLA Extension (2014-Present)
  • Chief Administrative Officer, Los Angeles Urban League (2013-2015)
  • General Counsel & Human Resources/Employee Relations Consultant, Los Angeles Urban League (2009-2013)
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Los Angeles Community College District (2007-2009)
  • Partner & Co-Chair, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough, LLP, focusing on employment litigation (2007-2009)
  • Founder & Managing Partner, Reddock Law Group, representing employers and employees in employment-related matters (2002-2007)
  • Associate Attorney, Jackson Lewis (1999-2001)
  • Associate Attorney, Gartner & Young, APC (1995-1998)
  • Volunteer Panel Mediator, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (2014-Present)
  • Volunteer MSC Settlement Officer, L.A. County Superior Court CRASH Settlement Program(2013-2014)

Education & Professional Affiliations

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Juris Doctorate (1995)
  • B. A., Amherst College, cum laude (1991)
  • Semester study in Modern British Literature and Politics, Oxford University (Fall 1989)
  • Postgraduate Fellowship in Public Policy and Public Affairs, Coro Foundation (1992)
  • Straus Institute, Pepperdine University School of Law, “Litigating the Mediated Case” (2011)
  • Immediate Past President & Board Member, Southern California Mediator’s Association (SCMA); President (2019)
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), Member
  • American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, Member
  • National Bar Association, Member
  • California Association of Black Lawyers, Member
  • Board of Trustees & Young Lawyers Division Board, LA County Bar Association, Member and Former Member
  • Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, Member
  • John M. Langston Bar Association, Member
  • Women in Non-Traditional Employment Roles (WINTER), Member, Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association, Torts & Insurance Practice, Employment & Labor Law Section, Former Vice Chair, Diversity
  • The Brentwood School, Former Member, Board of Trustees
  • State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology; the County of Los Angeles Small Business & Local Government Services Commission; and the City of Los Angeles Transportation Commission, Former Member

Achievements & Awards

  • Wrote Article for Daily Journal titled "Title IX: Assaults shine spotlight on schools' responsibilities" (2021)
  • Angela Reddock-Wright quoted in Los Angeles Times, “What happens when COVID shuts civil courts?” Ronald White, (September 2020)
  • Named by her peers among The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Labor & Employment Law (2020)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Leading Labor & Employment Lawyers (2019, 2010)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Daily Journal’s Top Women Lawyers (2019, 2018)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Influential Minority Attorneys (2020, 2019, 2016)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women’s Council and Awards Nominees (2019, 2018)
  • Named Among Los Angeles Business Journal’s Most Influential Women Lawyers in Los Angeles (2018, 2017)
  • Authored, #BlackLivesMatter and conflict resolution, Daily Journal, July 24, 2020
  • Named Among Los Angeles Magazine’s Southern California Super Lawyers (2011- 2020), Super Lawyers Top Women (2016 and 2020), Super Lawyer Rising Star (2004 – 2009)
  • Named Among WAVE Newspaper’s Top Employment & Labor Law Attorneys for Non-Profit Employers (2013)
  • Business & Civic Fellow to Israel, Jewish Federation of Los Angeles (2013)
  • American Marshall Fellow to Europe, The German Marshall Fund of the United States (2010)
  • Named a “Rising Star” in the American Bar Association Book, “The Woman Advocate – Celebrating the Achievements of Women Lawyers” (2010)
  • Named Daily Breeze’s Woman of the Year/Woman of Distinction Nominee (2010)
  • Named Among LA Focus’ Los Angeles Top Black Lawyers (2008)
  • Distinguished Alumna Award, UCLA’s Black Law School Association (2002)
  • “Rising Star” Award from the Los Angeles African-American Women’s Political Action Committee (2002)

Legal Experience

  • All types of Employment-related disputes
  • Wage & Hour
  • Equal Pay Class Actions
  • Title IX
  • Hazing & Bullying
  • Government & Public Sector Disputes
  • Business/Contractual

Representative Case Information

Recent Representative Cases

Employment

Constructive Discharge

  • The plaintiff claimed they were passed over for several promotions based on age. The defendant denies there was age discrimination, arguing that the alleged offender hired the plaintiff when they were over the age of 40 and the defendant had legitimate business reasons for not promoting them to the other positions in question. The defendant argued that the plaintiff's alleged damages are cut-off because the plaintiff quit their job and found comparable employment thereafter.

Disability

  • Plaintiff was a construction manager for defendant employer. Plaintiff claims they were terminated after submitting a doctor's note for medical leave and then requesting an extension of that doctor's note. Defendant claims it had already planned to terminate plaintiff for longstanding performance issues prior to plainitff submitting a doctor's note. The case settled after a full day of extensive negotiations and ultimately with a Mediator's Proposal.
  • Plaintiff worked as a staff employee for the Defendant hospital. Plaintiff claimed Defendant wrongfully terminated her after she was on a series of protected medical leaves over several years. Defendant argued that it terminated Plaintiff for repeated unexcused absences that were beyond the scope of Plaintiff's protected leave. After several rounds of negotiations, the matter settled with a Mediator's Proposal.
  • Plaintiff was a high-level manager with a transit company. Plaintiff claimed Plaintiff was wrongfully terminated and retaliated against after having taken significant time off to recover from an accident Plaintiff was involved in related to work. Defendant argued that it did engage Plaintiff in the interactive process but there were no jobs to offer Plaintiff due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A full day of settlement discussions and negotiations resulted in issuing a Mediator's Proposal.

Discrimination

  • Settled a race discrimination and retaliation case where the plaintiff was in pro-per and worked out of state. The parties had participated in a prior mediation through an administrative agency with no success. The parties were able to reach an amicable settlement.
  • Settled a disability discrimination case where the plaintiff who worked in the hospitality services industry had permanent medical restrictions and could not lift more than 25 pounds, however, the job required the plaintiff to be able to lift more than 50 pounds. The defendant offered the plaintiff "leave" as a reasonable accommodation, stating that the plaintiff could not perform the essential duties of the job. Plaintiff argued that the defendant failed to engage in the interactive process and should have found other ways to accommodate.
  • Plaintiff claimed she was terminated after being out on intermittent FMLA/CFRA leave for her own medical condition and the medical condition of a family member. Defendant stated Plaintiff was terminated due to a Company wide-layoff and was picked for layoff compared to her peers due to performance issues. Plaintiff denied stating that Defendant used performance as a pretext for disability discrimination.
  • Assisted parties in settling an employment discrimination case based on race, national origin, and disability. Plaintiff was a woman of color claiming that her non-profit employer and other women of color within the organization discriminated against her based on her ethnicity, national origin, and medical disability and that her claims went to the core of the organization's mission and values and that this would be on display in a trial. The issues of alleged race discrimination were nuanced and would have required substantial discovery and educating of the jury to prove. Case settled in the six figures with a Mediator's Proposal.
  • Plaintiff worked for the employer for a few months and claimed that after complaining of racial discrimination and sexual harassment and other alleged workplace violations, the employer engaged in multiple acts of alleged retaliation against the plaintiff, ultimately resulting in termination. The employer claimed it terminated the plaintiff due to insubordination. After several rounds of negotiation, the case settled with a Mediator's Proposal.
  • Plaintiff was a nurse who claimed that the defendant care facility discriminated against the plaintiff and terminated the plaintiff based on the plaintiff's race and in retaliation for the plaintiff complaining about issues of race. Defendant denied the plaintiff's claims stating that the plaintiff had performance issues and the plaintiff only complained after the plaintiff received notice of the plaintiff's performance issues.
  • Settled case between a plaintiff healthcare worker and a defendant healthcare employer where plaintiff claimed defendant failed to accommodate plaintiff or to engage plaintiff in the interactive process when plaintiff had a doctor's note providing that plaintiff could not work in any environment that exposed plaintiff to COVID-19 - essentially no interface with patients. Plaintiff also claimed plaintiff was treated differently based on plaintiff's race and that defendant retaliated against plaintiff after plaintiff returned from a short leave.
  • Plaintiff was a salesperson who claimed the defendant employer wrongfully terminated plaintiff based on plaintiff's performance issues. Plaintiff argued that they were never counseled for performance issues and believes the termination was a pretext for race discrimination and plaintiff complaining about not being paid commissions.
  • Plaintiff worked as an administrative employee for a public agency and claimed that Plaintiff was passed over many times for a promotion due to Plaintiff's race - Black/African-American. The Defendant agency argued there were legitimate reasons for Plaintiff not being promoted ranging from other candidates who were more experienced, Plaintiff not having the qualifications for the position, and Plaintiff having some performance issues.
  • Plaintiff was an applicant for employment with Defendant bank. Plaintiff alleges that Defendant's hiring managers asked Plaintiff questions about whether Plaintiff would be able to do the job and travel with small children and discriminated against Plaintiff based on Plaintiff's gender by not offering them the job. Defendant denies that hiring managers asked Plaintiff alleged inappropriate questions during the interview. Defendant also argued that it hired someone in the same protected categories as Plaintiff and that the person hired was more qualified than Plaintiff.
  • The plaintiffs were a two-person family team that worked in operations and loan processing for a defendant mortgage lending company and claimed they were placed on a paid suspension in retaliation for their complaints about the company's alleged lending practices and for complaining of race and sexual orientation discrimination.
  • Plaintiff worked as a personal trainer at the Defendant multi-franchised fitness company. Plaintiff claimed that an executive made multiple comments about Plaintiff's hair and other comments related to Plaintiff's race. Plaintiff stated Plaintiff reported the alleged misconduct to Plaintiff's supervisors but they did not take action. After a full day of negotiations, the matter resolved with a Mediator's Proposal.

Labor Code

  • The claimant was a pro per, but supported by a union representative, claiming that the public sector university employer wrongfully terminated the claimant without following the provisions of the MOU. Specifically by not providing the claimant with all information in the claimant's file leading to termination, thereby denying the claimant the opportunity to respond and rebut the basis for the claimant's termination. The matter settled with a half-day of virtual mediation.

PAGA

  • Settled federal court PAGA case where the Plaintiff claimed failure to pay internet expenses, misclassification and failure to pay overtime. Case settled with a Mediator's Proposal.

Retaliation

  • Plaintiff was an operations manager for the Defendant tech company. Plaintiff claimed Defendant retaliated against Plaintiff after Plaintiff went out on maternity leave and later went out on extended leave, by claiming Plaintiff had performance issues and placing Plaintiff on a PIP. Defendant argued that it accommodated each of Plaintiff's leave requests and that it had planned to place Plaintiff on a PIP prior to Plaintiff's second leave and that the PIP was drafted. After a full day of negotiations, the matter settled in the six figures.
  • Plaintiff worked as an operations manager for a hotel operation. Plaintiff claimed the defendant terminated them after they complained of alleged failure to comply with CA Sick Pay law and based on rumors received from other employees that they had "an ax to grind" with the plaintiff.

Sexual Harassment

  • A combination of sexual harassment, constructive termination/whistleblower, and wage and hour case involving the cannabis industry where the Plaintiff claimed she was constructively terminated after making complaints about regulatory issues related to the cannabis industry and that she was ostracized following her complaints. She also alleged a manager touched her inappropriately on her thigh. The employer denied the claims stating that the plaintiff quit voluntarily, and denied sexual harassment and wage and hour claims. The case ultimately settled with a Mediator's Proposal.
  • Plaintiff worked as a warehouse packer for a manufacturing company, placed at the company by a temporary employment staffing agency. Plaintiff alleged that their co-worker engaged in sexual misconduct toward Plaintiff, including verbal comments and touching. Plaintiff alleges that they reported the alleged misconduct on multiple occasions and that several of Plaintiff's co-workers witnessed the alleged harassment, but the company did not investigate or take any action. Plaintiff claimed that the Defendant manufacturing company wrongfully terminated Plaintiff after Plaintiff complained of alleged harassment.
  • Plaintiff worked for a tech company and claimed sexual harassment by the plaintiff's executive boss at a work social outing. The alleged harassment included touching and suggestive comments. The Defendant company argued that it had a third-party independent investigation of Plaintiff's claims which concluded that Plaintiff's claims were unfounded and that the investigation would serve as evidence at trial of the alleged lack of merit to Plaintiff's claims. The parties negotiated in good faith and ultimately agreed to consider a Mediator's Proposal.
  • The teenage plaintiff worked at a restaurant and claimed their manager sexually harassed them with comments and touching over a period of months. Defendant denied Plaintiff's claims stating that Plaintiff never reported the alleged incidents until Plaintiff was verbally counseled for alleged tip violations. The matter settled with a Mediator's Proposal after a full day of mediation and negotiations between the parties.

Wage and Hour

  • Plaintiffs were courier drivers for a cannabis company. They claimed that the company failed to reimburse them for gas expenses, vehicle maintenance, and personal cell phone usage, and failed to provide them meal and rest break periods.

Wrongful Term & Discrimination

  • Plaintiff was a finance employee for over two decades who claimed that the Defendant hospital employer passed over Plaintiff for several promotions based on Plaintiff's race and national origin. Defendant argued that Plaintiff was a decent employee but that Plaintiff was not a strong candidate compared to others in the pool. Plaintiff went out on medical leave after not being considered for the last promotion opportunity.

Wrongful Termination

  • Plaintiff claimed unpaid commissions, age, and gender discrimination. Defendant counterclaimed for Plaintiff's failure to return the company laptop and cellphone. With a Mediator's Proposal, the case settled.
  • Settled disability discrimination case where Defendant terminated Plaintiff for an alleged violation of the company's conflicts of interest policy. Plaintiff claimed the termination was a pretext for disability discrimination and that the Defendant terminated the Plaintiff within days of the Plaintiff returning from surgery.
  • Plaintiff worked in a medical office for three months. Plaintiff sued for race discrimination and retaliation after taking sick days off to care for their child and was terminated thereafter. Plaintiff also claimed missed meal periods and rest breaks. The case settled.
  • Settled a case involving a plaintiff employee who alleged that the company terminated the employee for complaining about allegedly discriminatory remarks made by the employee's manager. The company denied the allegations and stated it terminated the employee for legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons.
  • Plaintiff, who worked in a fulfillment warehouse, claimed that the employer discriminated against her based on her pregnancy by placing her on a leave of absence in response to her request for certain accommodations associated with her pregnancy. Plaintiff also claimed a failure to provide reasonable accommodation and to engage in the interactive process.
  • After a full day of mediation, settled a two-plaintiff case against a former restaurant and the former restaurant owners for wage and hour violations (meal and rest periods), disability discrimination, retaliation, and other claims.
  • Helped to settle an employment wrongful termination case where Plaintiff, who worked for a retail store and had Asperger's syndrome, claimed that Defendant failed to engage Plaintiff in the interactive process and failed to reasonably accommodate Plaintiff's disability. Plaintiff also claims wrongful termination based on Defendant firing Plaintiff for a security violation and that the termination was a pretext for not liking plaintiff. The case settled with a Mediator's Proposal.
  • Settled a case where the plaintiff employee claimed the defendant employer retaliated against the plaintiff based on the plaintiff's reporting issues of race discrimination. Defendant claimed it had a legitimate business reason to terminate the plaintiff based on the plaintiff's alleged violation of privacy and HIPAA laws.
  • Plaintiff was a truck driver for hazardous waste products and claimed that the defendant employer wrongfully terminated them after they complained of race discrimination and hazardous waste violations. The employer stated that it was not aware of the plaintiff's complaints and that it terminated the plaintiff based on the plaintiff having several write-ups within a year, and that the termination was consistent with its progressive discipline policy.
  • Plaintiff worked for the Defendant aerospace company as a machinist/programmer. Plaintiff claims plaintiff was wrongfully terminated after complaining of the defendant employer's lack of alleged COVID-19 safety precautions and after Plaintiff filed a formal complaint with OSHA. Defendant denied the plaintiff's claims stating it laid the plaintiff off due to a downturn in work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with performance issues. The case settled with a Mediator's Proposal after a half-day session of negotiations.
  • Plaintiff was a human resources director for the defendant employer and sued for wrongful termination and discrimination based on race. Plaintiff claimed defendant retaliated against plaintiff by terminating plaintiff within a few days after plaintiff reported an alleged incident where a manager made comments of an alleged racial nature. Defendant argued that it did not retaliate against plaintiff and that it terminated plaintiff due to layoffs and restructuring due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Plaintiff claimed defendant wrongfully terminated plaintiff based on plaintiff's disability and union activity, and failed to engage plaintiff in the interactive process. Plaintiff argued it would not have been an undue hardship for defendant to extend plaintiff's leave a few more months. Plaintiff also claimed defendant failed to pay plaintiff for missed meal breaks and rest periods and failed to reimburse plaintiff for personal cell phone use. Defendant denied these claims. The matter settled with a half-day mediation.
  • Plaintiff was a nurse with the Defendant hospital group and claims Defendant terminated Plaintiff in the middle of Plaintiff's probationary period due to learning Plaintiff was pregnant. Defendant denies Plaintiff's claims and stated that it terminated Plaintiff for very serious performance issues which put patient care into jeopardy.
  • Plaintiff was a union carpenter for the Defendant hospital. Plaintiff claimed they were wrongfully terminated after being out on a six-month leave, and the defendant did not engage in the interactive process. Defendant argued that the plaintiff sought an "indefinite leave" which is not required under the law, and that the plaintiff is eligible for rehire. Plaintiff argued that, based on union rules, they have not been able to return to work at the same or greater capacity, and thus are essentially constructively terminated.

WT Covid19

  • Plaintiff was a healthcare worker who claimed the defendant's hospital terminated the plaintiff after the plaintiff advised that they contracted COVID-19. Plaintiff also alleged that defendant failed to engage in the interactive process and to provide reasonable accommodation. Defendant argued that the plaintiff did not provide a doctor's note verifying the plaintiff's COVID-19 diagnosis within the time frame provided. Defendant also argued that they had no proof that the plaintiff had a qualified disability within the ADA or FEHA. The case settled after a full day of mediation.

Tort

PI Sexual Assault

  • Plaintiff is a student at a vocational college and claimed sexual misconduct by a member of the faculty, making a claim for violation of Title IX and a civil tort action. The defendant college denies the claim stating that the plaintiff waited to report the claim and that when the plaintiff reported the claim that it took immediate disciplinary action. Hence, the defense argues there is no right to a private action under Title IX as the matter was resolved.

Premises Liability

  • Successfully settled a premises liability case where the plaintiff was a minor and made claims of bullying, physical assault, and negligent supervision by a youth services organization. Defendant claimed that it met its duty of care in providing a safe environment for the plaintiff and that there was no evidence that the plaintiff's injuries were due to any fault of the defendant. After two days of mediation, five months apart, with an opening demand in the seven figures, the case settled in the second session of mediation.