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  • 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

    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
      by TroyGould

    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:

  • Recognizing Investment Fraud

    For many Americans, trying to understand the rules that regulate the securities industry and the investment firms that invest their money is like trying to read another language. The investment industry has grown immensely over the past decade, and that growth has brought a complicated and massive system of policing along with it. If you have invested your money in a security or a company, you must take extra precaution to protect your rights and avoid being a victim of fraud.

  • The Significance of Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements in Alabama

    Many victims of nursing home abuse are being forced to arbitrate their claims pursuant to their initial agreement with the nursing home. This article provides insight into the situation and discusses the impact of arbitration on Alabama nursing home abuse and neglect litigation.

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