Voluntary Settlement Conferences is a form of mediation where the parties openly discuss the facts of the case, VSC`s sometime include testimony of witnesses to establish facts, such as liability, prior to having the neutral attempt to negotiate a settlement. VSC`s are nonbinding and, unlike traditional mediation, the neutrals will often render an advisory opinion.
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