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Tag Archives: Arbitration

Plaintiff suffered soft tissue injuries in accident — $250,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Soft tissue injuries and concussion Court: Chesapeake Circuit Court Tried before: Arbitration Name of judge or mediator: The McCammon Group Date resolved: 1/5/2022 Special damages: $46,700 of medical bills, all of which were ...

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Employer may recover fees for compelling arbitration (access required)

Where employees agreed that their employment claims would be arbitrated, and that the company could recover its costs and fees incurred in compelling arbitration, the company’s motion to compel arbitration was granted and it was awarded its costs and fees. ...

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Broker awarded $1.1 million for wrongful termination (access required)

Where an arbitration panel awarded a broker over $1.1 million for wrongful termination without cause, the district court erred by refusing to enforce the award. Although the employer argued that North Carolina does not recognize a claim for wrongful termination ...

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Dispute over trust agreement’s coverage isn’t arbitrable (access required)

Where parties to a trust agreement disputed which employers were covered by the agreements, neither the statute nor the trust agreement required the dispute to be arbitrated. Background Under the Labor Management Relations Act, unions and management can enter into ...

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Arbitration panel sides with claimant in securities action case — $794,432 verdict (access required)

Type of action: FINRA securities action/unsuitable investment/churning Injuries alleged: Economic losses of approximately $400,000 Name of case: Haley v. WestPark Capital Court: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Case no.: 20-00320 Tried before: FINRA arbitration panel Name of judge or mediator: ...

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Arbitrator to decide the preclusive effect of prior court judgment (access required)

Where there is no agreement to the contrary, an arbitrator, and not the court, decides the preclusive effect of a prior court judgment. Background The crux of this case is the court’s standard for reviewing arbitration awards. The district court ...

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