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Tag Archives: Arbitration

Case settles despite hotly contested injuries issue — $500,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury, auto accident Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury, chronic migraines and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome Name of case: Jackson v. Clark Court: Prince William Circuit Court Case no.: CL18002646-000 Tried before: Arbitration Name of judge or ...

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Delegation question certified to Fourth Circuit (access required)

Where there is substantial ground for difference of opinion on whether non-signatory to an arbitration provision that clearly and unmistakably incorporates arbitral rules delegating questions of “arbitrability” and “jurisdiction” to an arbitrator can move to compel arbitration of a third-party ...

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Arbitrator decides if non-parties can compel arbitration (access required)

Where a doctor asserted claims for defamation, tortious interference and illegal retaliation arising out of the termination of his employment relationship, an arbitrator will decide if two non-parties can take advantage of an arbitration provision in the doctor’s employment agreement. ...

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$1.55 million arbitration award survives attack (access required)

Where a Singaporean arbitration award was entered against the defendant for $1.55 million, plus legal fees and arbitration costs, his subject matter jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction and merits attacks on that award were rejected. Background Following a dispute over an agreement ...

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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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