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When a client has obtained a defense verdict, judgment or arbitration award, they will frequently ask what recourse they have to recover attorney’s fees and costs obtained in defending against the claims. In California,...more
An insurer who refuses to participate in a mediation requested by a plaintiff in respect of a motor vehicle accident claim continues to risk increased exposure to costs. The Ontario Court of Appeal recently repeated that...more
The importance of mediations as an effective tool in reaching a settlement cannot be stressed enough. A mediation provides counsel with a very unique opportunity. It is often the one time in the entire litigation process...more
In This Issue: Barry Kurtz and Bryan Clements Featured in Bar Association Publications; Franchisor 101:Out of Control - Franchisor Not Liable For Franchisee's Negligence; and, Franchisee 101: Improper Termination May Be A...more
Originally published in the Daily Journal on March 15, 2013.
With more than 2,000 lawsuits filed by homeowners in the wake of the fires that ravaged San Diego County in 2007, attorneys for plaintiffs and San Diego Gas...more
A recent decision from a federal district court in Tennessee raises a discrepancy in how the courts treat arbitration agreements that hinder a plaintiff’s state law and federal law claims. Cases under the FAA state that...more
While it doesn’t involve a drug or device claim, James v. Conceptus, Inc., N. H-11-1183, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32434 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 12, 2012), does involve a device company, sales rep, arbitration clause, and a determination...more
In the ongoing battles between Chevron and Ecuadorian plaintiffs and, relatedly, with Ecuador itself, an international arbitration tribunal has issued a Second Interim Award on Interim Measures. The matter is...more
Commentary on prescriptive periods (statutes of limitation) in the UAE as published in The Oath...more
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Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) used to settle conflicts before resorting to a formal trial in a court of law. The mediation process is defined as a "method of nonbinding dispute resolution...more
Utah Code Annotated §31A-22-321 provides for arbitration as an alternative to litigation in certain cases involving third party bodily injury claims where the damages are $50,000.00 or less. Many attorneys have traditionally...more
California Dog Bite, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney Sebastian Gibson tells the secrets of how to settle a dog bite claim for the maximum value settlement without a lawyer. Whether you have an auto, car,...more
This article describes the possible methods of avoiding binding arbitration in nursing home litigation....more