Strategic partnership announced with State Farm Insurance

by Karen Pelton
November 9, 2005

VirtualCourthouse is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with State Farm Insurance. VirtualCourthouse, developed in 2001 by retired Maryland Circuit Court Judge Monty Ahalt, provides lawyers and insurance companies with an online alternative to the courtroom for settling legal disputes. From personal injury and auto-negligence cases to workman’s comp and construction disputes, VirtualCourthouse has become the venue of choice in settling ADR cases by numerous lawyers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. “We’re thrilled about our new strategic partnership with State Farm. They will, along with our partners GEICO(Government Employees Insurance Company) and MAIF( Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund), soon realize the efficiency, expediency and affordability of our product”, said Ahalt. is a leading provider of on-line alternative dispute resolution. Internet Technologies are based on its founder, retired Judge Monty Ahalt’s, 17 years as a Circuit Court Judge in Maryland. Using the power and speed of the Internet, arbitrations, mediations and neutral case evaluations are resolved in hours rather than years. Parties and their representatives use VirtualCourthouse to select a neutral (often a retired Judge), present their case, file supporting documents and receive a decision.

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