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Former Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Superintendent Wins Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:30:41 PM
Description: The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District superintendent fired for incompetence two years ago has won his arbitration bid. The opinion from the arbitrator stated the school district must pay former superintendent Pete Lewis more than $88,000


Previously Settled Accident Case Heads to Arbitration
7/21/2015 6:59:21 PM
Description: Arbitration is frequently used in vehicle accident cases when mediation is not an option. Arbitration provides a third-party ruling without the expense and time-consuming nature of a traditional trial. In most cases, the ruling in arbitration is


Compuware Seeks to Vacate Karmanos Arbitration Award
4/10/2015 5:10:09 PM
Description: An arbitration award of $16.5 million to the founder and former CEO of Compuware Corp. isn’t sitting well with the company, which has filed a request to have the award vacated or modified based on their assertion that it includes treble


Arbitrator Orders Starbucks to Pay $2.7 Billion to Kraft for Canceled Contract
11/19/2013 4:45:37 PM
Description:   Starbucks has been ordered by an arbitrator to pay $2.2 billion in damages plus $527 million in attorneys’ fees to Kraft Foods Global Inc., the coffee giant’s former partner in distribution for its packaged coffees.  Now,


Trial Lawyers Oppose Uniform Arbitration Act (UAA) in Pennsylvania
4/2/2013 3:07:52 PM
Description: The Pennsylvania Bar Association is one of many entities on board for the state’s consideration of passing legislation aimed at reorganizing arbitration laws within Pennsylvania.  Although the Bar Association is for it, Pennsylvania


Why Personal Injury Attorneys Despise Arbitration
2/18/2013 10:36:46 AM
Description:   A group of personal injury attorneys called The Consumer Attorneys of California has made no attempt to hide its distaste for arbitration agreements, calling them "viruses,” that are "hard to spot, but spreading fast."  However,


FINRA Arbitration Ruling in Favor of Ameriprise But Questions Remain
2/6/2013 5:16:05 PM
Description:   A recent Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration case resulted in a decision that still left questions regarding the arbitrator’s true opinion, despite the fact that the claimant received a favorable ruling. 


Texas Appellate Court Refuses to Enforce Arbitration Clause on Grounds of Unconscionability
1/14/2013 11:22:55 PM
Description:   This month, a Texas appellate court upheld a judge’s refusal to enforce binding arbitration in a dispute between Venture Cotton Cooperative and Gaines County cotton growers on grounds that the clause was unconscionable.  According


New Rules Regarding International Legal Arbitration To Take Effect
10/17/2012 9:19:38 AM
Description: The Court Of International Commercial Arbitration, working cohesively with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania will be producing an updated set of arbitration rules as soon as this year. Arbitration Attorneys To Be Appointed To Group


Ten Steps to Effective Arbitration Advocacy
9/20/2012 3:38:39 PM
Description: Ten Steps to Effective Arbitration  Advocacy By Amy Lieberman   Whether you regularly represent clients in arbitration, or only rarely,  these ten steps will vastly increase your effectiveness as an