Helen McFarland of Seyfarth Shaw LLP has this article in Lexology, discussing the Washington Supreme Court’s decision in Burnett v. Pagliacci Pizza, Inc.
Law360 has published this article by Michael Angell discussing the U.S. District Court’s decision in Cleary v. Cisco Systems, Inc., no. 2:20-cv-10071.
Nicholas Sharratt and Michael Hartley of Stephenson Harwood have authored this article published in Lexology.
Law.com has this article by Greg Land, discussing the Georgia Supreme Court’s decision in Innovative Images LLC v. Summerville. And Law360’s discussion of the decision can be found in this article by Rose Manins.
Verizon engaged a collection company to pursue a debt owed by a customer. The collection company allegedly sent the debtor text messages that violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, resulting in the debtor filing suit against the collection company. The collection company moved to compel arbitration, citing theContinue reading “Collection Company Cannot Invoke Arbitration Agreement Between Creditor And Debtor”
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has rejected a law firm’s attempt to compel arbitration of former employees’ suit for wrongful termination, allegedly in retaliation for reporting their discovery of another employee overbilling a client. In Seltzer v. Clark Associates, LLC d/b/a “Clark & Fox,” the court held that provisionsContinue reading “Law Firm Handbook Establishing An Arbitration Program Did Not Create Contractual Obligation To Arbitrate”
In Burgess v. Lithia Motors, Inc., the Supreme Court of Washington held that a court cannot judicially review an arbitrator’s decision during the pendency of the arbitration, but must await the conclusion of the matter. According to the court, “[o]nce arbitration begins under the FAA, the court’s authority to resolve the dispute is transferred toContinue reading “Court Rules Against Mid-Arbitration Judicial Review”
The National Law Review has published this article by J. Michael Grubbs of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, discussing the Indiana Court of Appeals decision in Estate of King v. Aperion Care
Muhammed Faridi and Alvin Li of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler authored this article, published in JDSupra, discussing the New York court’s recent decision in Gol v. TNJ Holdings, Inc., Index No. 652304/2020, Doc. No. 75 (Sup. Ct., NY Cnty. Aug. 13, 2020).
In Duncan v. TitleMax of Missouri, Inc., the Missouri Court of Appeals affirmed the denial of a motion to compel arbitration brought by a car lender against the grandfather of the borrower, rejecting the lender’s claim that the grandfather signed in the lender’s presence a co-borrower agreement with an arbitration provision.