Arbitration

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Consumer Contracts: Mandatory Arbitration Clauses
Related Item Businesses scored a big legal win when the Supreme Court ruled arbitration agreements could limit class action lawsuits. The ruling affects businesses, consumers, and quite possibly, employees. A couple sued AT&T Mobility for fraud because their "free" cell phone offer required payment ... Read more

Professor Gates and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Henry Louis Gates, a black Harvard professor, was arrested at his own home in Cambridge, Massachusetts by a white police officer on July 16. Upon returning from a trip to China, Professor Gates and his driver forced their way through the front door because it was jammed. A woman who witnessed the event ... Read more

Arbitration and Mediation
Think twice before agreeing to arbitrate. By asking yourself a few questions, you can make an intelligent decision as to whether or not arbitration of a dispute will be in your best interest. The Basics What is arbitration? The essence of arbitration is that it is an agreement between two or more parties ... Read more

Fee Arbitration for Attorney Costs
Do you have a problem with your attorney's bill? If you're unable to resolve issues with your lawyer's bill, it may be a good idea to try fee arbitration before taking the matter to court. Voluntary Fee Arbitration Many bar associations offer voluntary fee dispute arbitration programs. This is ... Read more

Arbitration
Think twice before agreeing to arbitrate. By asking yourself a few questions, you can make an intelligent decision as to whether or not arbitration of a dispute will be in your best interest. The Basics What Is Arbitration? The essence of arbitration is that it is an agreement between two or more parties ... Read more

New Rule Grants Nursing Home Patients More Legal Rights

The Health and Human Services Department has issued a rule to ban binding arbitration agreements in nursing home contracts. Thus far this rule is limited to nursing homes that accept federal subsidies ... Read more

Arbitration: Hoskins’ Choice

Courts have historically been protective of arbitration awards and reluctant to overturn them. However, the level of deference to arbitration awards was significantly increased by the Texas Supreme Co ... Read more

Resolve Your Personal Injury Case Quickly & Inexpensively Outside of Court

An Inside Tip to Resolving Your Personal Injury Case Quicker and InexpensivelyIt’s called Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR), and we’d like our followers to know more about how “A ... Read more

Hot Topic- Arbitration

One of the hot topics on the legal landscape is Arbitration. Arbitration is a specific method of settling disputes that is outside of the court system. It relies on an unbiased third party to resolve ... Read more

US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Iskanian Case

The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear an important California case that protects workers’ rights to pursue Labor Code penalties in a representative action.   The case, I ... Read more

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