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Nursing Home Arbitration Ban Blocked by Judge
12/24/2016 12:28:20 PM
Description: CMS announced a final ruling in September concerning a ban on pre-dispute binding arbitration agreements for residents of long-term care facilities. The rule made sure the right of patients and their families to sue the facilities would be preserved


Pennsylvania Wrongful Death Suit Headed to Arbitration
11/8/2016 12:57:31 PM
Description: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently ruled survival claims brought as a result of a wrongful death lawsuit should be decided in arbitration. The suit relates to a claim against a nursing facility. The ruling is a result of Taylor v. Extendicare


Fox News Asks for Arbitration to Settle Tantaros Harassment Claim
11/8/2016 12:55:48 PM
Description: Fox News Channel has requested the sexual harassment claim filed by former employee Andrea Tantaros be settled through mediation, instead of in a courtroom. The network claims Tantaros “… craves the spotlight of a public courtroom in


Arbitration between Croatia and Slovenia Continues
7/13/2016 4:58:42 PM
Description:     The continuing dispute over the Croatia and Slovenia border continues, as the two countries attempt to settle the issue in arbitration. The Hague arbitration court ruled in favor of Slovenia in regard to whether it violated the


Ruling Due July 12 in South China Sea Dispute
7/12/2016 10:36:03 AM
Description:     The ongoing battle over the South China Seas could soon come to an end through arbitration. The Permanent Court of Arbitration has announced it will deliver a ruling July 12 in the case filed by the Philippines that called into


Olympic Cyclist Requests Arbitration
7/12/2016 10:34:32 AM
Description:   US cyclist Carmen Small has asked that arbitration be held to determine whether or not her exclusion from the US Olympic cycling team is upheld. Small expected to be part of the four-woman road cycling team in the 2016 Summer Olympics in


Nationstar Mortgage Lawsuit Headed to Arbitration
4/29/2016 10:35:03 AM
Description: The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently ruled the Nationstar Mortgage lawsuit would need to proceed to arbitration without any further action in the courtroom concerning the case. The petitioner in the suit, Nationstar Mortgage, wants to


Olympian Makes US Team Following Arbitration
4/11/2016 5:31:10 PM
Description: Bobby Lea, an Olympic cycling veteran, was recently added to the US team and is expected to participate in the summer games in Rio in 2016. His addition followed a successful appeal regarding a doping suspension.   Lea was suspended 16 months


Lawsuit against Fiserv Will Move Forward
2/6/2016 12:04:24 PM
Description: A filing has been rejected in federal court that was filed by a financial services firm to dismiss a pending discrimination suit pending against it. The firm wanted the court to compel arbitration. The rejection occurs in the US District Court for


Lackawanna County Youth and Family Services Settles Dispute, Raises Issues about Binding Arbitration
8/15/2015 8:33:00 AM
Description: Lackawanna County Youth and Family Services settled its union contract dispute recently with county commissioners following a two week strike. Many are comparing the settlement to another recently negotiated union contract in the area that came from