Arbitration

  • DON’T WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO ARBITRATE (UNLESS YOU WANT TO!)

    … that its former partner’s counterclaims, predicated upon the same partnership agreement, be compelled to arbitration). Do not waive your right to arbitrate (unless you want to)! Please contact David Adelstein at dadelstein@gmail.com or (954) 361-4720 if you have questions or would like more information regarding this article. You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1. …

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  • CAN A NON-SIGNATORY INVOKE AN ARBITRATION PROVISION?

    … As you know from prior postings, arbitration is a creature of contract. Hence, if you want your disputes to be resolved through arbitration, as opposed to litigation, make sure to include an arbitration provision in your agreement that covers all disputes arising out of or relating to the agreement. Under certain circumstances, a non…

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  • Arbitration Redux: Supreme Court Speaks Again

    … state statute deeming class action waivers to be per se unconscionable in consumer contracts was, essentially, superseded by the FAA’s clear purpose to make arbitration agreements enforceable notwithstanding state law to the contrary. The rule in Concepcion is fairly clear: a state law that singles out any part of an arbitration agreement as per se…

    Brann & Isaacson- 52 readers -
  • Forced Arbitration: Corporate Power Over the People

    … It’s a retelling of the story of David and Goliath, this growing battle between corporations, the government and the people over this issue of arbitration and class action suits. I reported on one of the downsides of arbitration back in March; looking at how American soldiers are being denied their rights as a result of corporate banning of class…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 10 readers -
  • Times reports on forced arbitration and disability discrimination

    … NEWS/BLOG Current news at our Firm and reports from the front line on breaking news for employees. We update you on current issues in our field and explain how they affect your legal rights in the workplace. Whether it's a new statute a new court decision, an election or tips on how to protect yourself at work, read about it here…

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  • What is Arbitration?

    … to court but must instead have the dispute resolved by a private third dispute resolution company. The most well known arbitration company is the American Arbitration Association (AAA) but there are other less known ones like JAMS. The initial intent of arbitration was to provide an expedited forum for resolving disputes free from the expense…

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 38 readers -
  • Are Corporations Treating Our Troops (And You) Fairly?

    … a lawsuit under the arbitration clause—but both have spoken out widely about their circumstances. In the case of Sargent Beard, whose car was illegally repossessed while he was deployed in Iraq, it took 4 years of arbitration before he was awarded $6,500 in his case. Currently the Justice Department is taking action against Santander Consumer…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 12 readers -
  • STAYING MILLER ACT PAYMENT BOND LAWSUIT PENDING ARBITRATION

    … In a prior posting, I discussed how federal courts have discretion to stay a subcontractor’s lawsuit against a payment bond surety pending an arbitration between the subcontractor and general contractor. This posting did not pertain to a Miller Act payment bond. However, low and behold, this same rationale would apply to a subcontractor’s…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 15 readers -
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