October 05, 2018 15:19 Updated Follow If mediation does not resolve the dispute, the case goes back to whatever status it had prior to the mediation. For example, if your case was pending before an administrative law judge, it will go back to the administrative law judge for a decision. Related articles Who can use the services of the Shared Neutrals program? What are the backgrounds of the mediators? Do I have to pay the mediator under the Shared Neutrals Program? How do I access the online grant system?