The Associated Press reported this weekend that Ohio authorities have issued an indictment of Punxsutawney Phil, alleging that he “did purposely, and with prior calculation and design, cause the people to believe that spring would come early.”
Additional sources have suggested that Phil is seeking to file suit regarding the slanderous social media war being waged against him. He believes that the vitriol could damage his ability to find work in the future.
OvalOptions has begun contacting all parties involved hoping to pursue a successful resolution through public dialogues and mediation. Dragging the case though court would cost significantly more money and take much longer than the successful implementation of our dispute resolution services.
We believe that our highly skilled mediation practitioners can help everyone reach a mutually satisfying result in private and outside of court. Additionally, we are confident that all issues can be resolved before spring arrives. We all know that pursuing this through court would cause the dispute to drag on beyond the actual arrival of spring and that once spring arrives, everyone will forget about Phil until next year anyway.