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- What Is an Arbitration Statement?
When a personal injury claim proceeds to the lawsuit stage, the arbitration is an essential part of the legal process. As your claim moves into this stage, you’re likely to hear the phrase arbitration statement. An arbitration statement is a compilation of evidence such as medical bills, injury information, and documentation of lost wages.
- Plague of Stealthy Arbitration Clauses Erodes Legal Rights of Unsuspecting Public
The findings of a study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau show a disturbing trend underway by corporate america – blanket credit service contracts with arbitration agreements to prevent the public's ability to sue.
- What Can I Do if I Dispute Legal Fees from My Attorney?
If you have received a bill from your attorney and believe that the fee is too high or if you anticipate that this situation will arise, there are a few ways that you can handle this situation to provide a resolution that you are comfortable with.
- Rules Change for Construction Arbitration
The American Arbitration Association offers new rules to reduce fees and speed the decision making process for the arbitration of construction claims between $75K and $5M.
- How Binding and Mandatory is Arbitration?
The phrase “mandatory binding arbitration” sounds very final, but what does it really mean? How binding is an arbitration proceeding? Can one appeal an improper ruling? Can one avoid arbitration all together?
- What is Mediation?
Mediation, a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). In mediation, a neutral third party called a “mediator” tries to facilitate negotiations between two or more adverse parties.
- Arbitration Versus Mediation
Many have heard the term “alternative dispute resolution” associated with both arbitration and mediation, but may not have understood the difference. Indeed, many use the terms interchangeably even though they are very different procedures.
- Arbitration Is Usually Better for Business
Under most circumstances, Arbitration is a better dispute settlement process.
- Top Tips About Binding Arbitration Clauses
by Jaburg Wilk
The traditional method to handle a contract dispute has been to use the court system which has a long process and can be very expensive. Another alternative is binding arbitration which uses an outside third-party known as an arbitrator to hear, consider and decide the dispute. When faced with a contract dispute, parties frequently hire attorneys and use the court system to resolve their dispute.
- Another Employment Arbitration Provision Found Unconscionable
In the latest in a rash of cases striking down arbitration provisions in employment agreements, the California Court of Appeal has done it again. In Samaniego v. Empire Today, LLC, the court found that the following facts showed the arbitration provision to be unconscionable and unenforceable: