Mediation Program Success

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Middle District of Pennsylvania

William J. Nealon Federal Bldg, & U.S. Courthouse

235 N. Washington Ave., P.O. Box 913

Scranton, PA 18501-0913

July 26, 2005

Neil T. O’Donnell, Esq.

Phoenix Plaza – Suite 400

22 East Union Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Re: Erie Insurance Exchange v. Applica Consumer Products, Inc.

3:CV-02-1040

Dear Neil:

I want to both congratulate and thank you for your successful intervention as mediator in the above-referenced matter. It is because of the efforts of true professionals such as you that our mediation program is successful. So, on behalf of the entire Court family, I extend to you our sincere appreciation for your assistance in helping us attain the goal of the just, speedy and inexpensive determination of litigation.

Best personal regards.

Sincerely,

Thomas I. Vanaskie, Chief Judge

Middle District of Pennsylvania