Category Archives: Arbitration

ANATOMY OF A LAWSUIT – Part IV

In my prior blog “Anatomy of a Lawsuit-Part III” I referenced Mediation and Arbitration as alternatives to trial.             Mediation is very much like a pretrial, but the mediator, usually an attorney or retired judge with no ties to either party, spends several hours or even days in an effort to assist the parties in… Read More »

ANOTHER BLOW AGAINST MANDATORY CONSUMER ARBITRATION

As we have previously discussed in BE(A)WARE OF CONSUMER ARBITRATION CLAUSES consumer arbitration is coming under increasing attack as a dispute resolution mechanism. The federal agency that controls Medicare and Medicaid funding recently banned the use of mandatory arbitration for the resolution of disputes between nursing homes and their residents, further calling into question the… Read More »

BE(A)WARE OF CONSUMER ARBITRATION CLAUSES

Every year, billions of business transactions occur. Not surprisingly, some disputes arise between the businesses and the consumers involved in those transactions. What is surprising to many is that sometimes any legal claims a consumer may have against a business cannot be pursued in court. The reason: a consumer arbitration clause. Many contracts and terms… Read More »

WHAT IS COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION?

Commercial Arbitration is the submission of a dispute by agreement of business parties to a neutral third person, whom the parties have chosen to rule on their dispute. The disputing parties agreed in advance to comply with that person’s decision. Arbitration is one of several types of proceedings referred to as Alternative Dispute Resolution or… Read More »

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