• New Data About Arbitration:  It’s Faster

    In past articles, I’ve discussed the attitude lawyers may have to arbitrating business disputes.  Some hate it.  They simply do not believe that arbitration actually saves time or money.  They wil...
    David Allgeyer
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  • My seller is playing games

    I am a realtor and my client just cancelled the listing. I went to the MLS to change the status and found out that they had signed up with another agent two weeks ago. What are my options? I presented them with a qual...
    Michael Vaughn
    created by Michael Vaughn
  • Going International?  Consider Arbitration

    Your client, headquartered in the United States, asks you to prepare an agreement.  Let’s say it’s a supply agreement.  The supplier is from a foreign country.  Let’s say China.  ...
    David Allgeyer
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  • Modria format and possible improvements

    In a recent posting under a different heading there was the suggestion that the nature of the Modria format itself created the need for Arbitrators to expend unreasonably amounts of time to evaluate and address the is...
    Martin Schulman
    created by Martin Schulman
  • Arbitration case in New Orleans, LA on June 16, 2016 at Transdev

    I am searching for answer and Arbitrator that was over this class action case of "FLSA" ATU Local 1560 v Transdev.......... (Valerie Jefferson as leading the class action
  • Lost wage offsets

    Is the insurance carrier entitled to offset the amounts paid for social security disability benefits and from a disability pension?
    Andrew Horn
    created by Andrew Horn
  • Out now: Arbitrating Patent Disputes: A Practical Guide

    I am happy to announce that my new  book, Arbitrating Patent Disputes: A Practical Guide came out today.    If you are interested, it is easiest to Google: "David Allgeyer ABA Arbitrating Patent Dispu...
    David Allgeyer
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  • I seek arbitration

    I have a contract with a company which has been unwilling to pay me back loaned money + interest. How do I file for arbitration?   Thanks, Eric
    Eric Timm
    created by Eric Timm
  • New Arbitrator location! 185 Willis

    It's under construction at the moment but below are the inspiration photos for the finished product. It has private parking for arbitrators and for litigatants. It will be fully renovated and open as a hearing locatio...
    Amanda Kronin
    last modified by Amanda Kronin
  • Arbitration Clauses:  Watch  State Law

      In past articles, we have discussed how many courts once were hostile to arbitration. This led Congress to pass the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), 9 U.S.C.§1 et seq., in 1925.  That Act...
    David Allgeyer
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  • How do you get government contracts in Mediation

    I was wondering does anyone have government contracts.
    Jerry Hall
    created by Jerry Hall
  • fees

    please tell me the fee structure for arbitrators
    last modified by Craig Sokolow
  • When an assignor is a minor may the parent or guardian assign the no fault claim absent a court order?

    This issue has bothered me for years. I initially believed that the law required a court order for an assigned claim brought on behalf of an injured minor based upon an interpretation of CPLR 1209. I know there are ot...
    Victor Moritz
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  • Interesting decision re: prima facie burden of "by report" service

    In Blackman v. Allstate Ins. Co., NYLJ Dec. 22, 2016 (Civil Court Kings County), the court held that, while it was "cognizant of the importance of the submission of additional information for services billed pursuant ...
    Andrew Horn
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  • New Course on Use of ADR in IP/Technology Disputes Announced

    Making the Most of Arbitration and Mediation in IP and Technology Cases. Mediation and arbitration for IP and technology disputes is now commonplace. Success with those processes, however, requires counsel to understa...
    David Allgeyer
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  • From ABA Just Resolutions:  Preparing for Patent Mediation

    I was honored to have a chance to work with Magistrate Judge Jeff Keyes on a recent article published in Just Resolutions eNews, presented by the Intellectual Property Law Committee of the ABA.  Here is the intro...
    David Allgeyer
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  • State Farm, Fee Schedule and Attorney's fees

    I know that 11 NYCRR 65-4.6(h) provides that no attorney's fees are payable where billing is above the fee schedule (unless it's a matter of interpretation). I haven't heard this argument in years. In my own experienc...
    Giovanna Tuttolomondo
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  • The Supreme Court’s Recent Cut-back of Patent Holder Advantages: Effect on Patent Arbitration?

      Two very recent decisions by the United States Supreme Court have eliminated some of the advantages to which patent holders have become accustomed in the last few decades.   Goodbye Texas   The fi...
    David Allgeyer
    last modified by David Allgeyer
  • Same day courthouse mediation? Still about relationships!

    Volunteering with CAMP in Santa Monica offering same day Unlawful Detainer mediations.  This is certainly a fast paced experience.  I am left with the same conclusion as I reach after every mediation, i.e., ...
    Joyce Craig
    created by Joyce Craig
  • about arbitration in New York

    A Hongkong shipping company failed to make payment to my company which is registered in Singapore. Law clause in the contract said arbitration in New York. Can AAA handle the case and award a ruling so we can arrest t...
    created by XINZHI REN