Arbitration vs. Trial
Alternate Dispute Resolution
Paths to Dispute Resolution
Should any business sign a contract that includes an arbitration clause?
Polsinelli Podcasts - What Employers Need to Know about Mediation and Arbitration
What is alternative dispute resolution?
What is Mediation?
Patent Mediation – Interview with John Delehanty, Member, Mintz Levin
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
Insured's Notice to Broker Satisfied Policy Requirements, Illinois Court Rules -
Why it matters: An insured's notice to its broker satisfied the policy's notice requirements, an Illinois appellate panel recently...more
As I’ve done in past years, this post and the next one will summarize some takeaways I gleaned from this year’s DRI Class Action Seminar.
Impact of Dart Cherokee: Nowell Berreth, who argued this case in the Supreme...more
An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) found in favor of Talina Torres (“Torres”) against Employers Resource (“Employers”) after determining that an arbitration clause within an...more
In a report to Congress released in March, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) takes aim at consumer agreements that require disputes to be resolved by arbitration.
The CFPB generally does not have...more
REAL PROPERTY UPDATE -
Foreclosure/Mediation: trial court erred in compelling borrowers to produce financial information at mediation not relevant pre-foreclosure judgment – Morejon v. F&M Real, Inc., No. 2D14-2531...more
For both plaintiffs and defendants, class action litigation is time-intensive, costly and requires close oversight from start to finish. As a result, parties are increasingly turning to alternative dispute resolution (ADR)...more
Does Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal improve a child's attentiveness in school? Do fruit Roll-Ups and Fruit by the Foot have to contain real fruit? Would a reasonable consumer expect Cap'n Crunch with Crunchberries cereal to...more
A number of recent court decisions have addressed the enforceability of contract clauses that call for alternative dispute resolution procedures instead of traditional courtroom litigation.
The rise in unpaid internships has led to an equally significant uptick in litigation brought by interns demanding compensation for performing the same work as paid employees.
And the interns are winning....more
In This Issue:
U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Class Arbitrations; ADR CONVERSATIONS; ADR News & Case Updates; DOMESTIC FOCUS - Handling the Oncoming Tide of Generic Top-Level Domain Name Disputes; GOOD WORKS - Innovative...more
Mediating any case can be difficult. But complex litigation, which includes class actions and Multi-District Litigation (MDLs), presents special issues.
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
Dispute resolution in Canada follows procedures in line with other leading western legal systems, including those of the United Kingdom and the United States. The independence and impartiality of the Canadian judiciary is...more
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