Unlike mediation alone and arbitration alone, med-arb has the advantage of offering both the possibility of resolution by the parties’ own agreement and, failing such agreement, the certainty of resolution by the binding decision of the arbitrator (the award).
Limbury, Alan L.
"Making med-arb work,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 9
, Article 1.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol9/iss7/1