• What are the biggest obstacles to resolve a business divorce where the parties are interdependent, and one feels there is still room to grow?

    What are the biggest obstacles to resolve a business divorce where the parties are interdependent, and one feels there is still room to grow?   My own view is that the parties need to continue together till they...
    William Bierce
    created by William Bierce
  • Additional PIP and NF11

    I just heard an American Transit Case where prior arbitrators found that the workers Comp defense was without merit. Some claims were paid. Respondent’s counsel stated that 50k in basic PIP has been exhausted bu...
    Pamela Hirschhorn
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  • ABA Arbitration Webinars on March 14 and April 12

    The ABA-IPL Section has just made the following announcement. ABA members, please join us for these webinars, March 14 noon Central and April 12 noon Central time.ABA members, please join us for these webinars, March ...
    David Allgeyer
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  • automation anywhere Vs Automated testing

    We are looking for automation processes and we read about automation anywhere . We do have regular automated functional testing tool. Why cant we use them in production versus buying huge license product such as autom...
    emma blisa
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  • Court rejects exhaustion defense raised post-judgment

    In Breeze Acupuncture, P.C. v Allstate Ins. Co. (2018 NY Slip Op 50138(U)), the insurer sought to modify a judgment to "zero on grounds that (the) insured exhausted no-fault the limits of the relevant policy." The cou...
    Andrew Horn
    created by Andrew Horn
  • International class arbitration

    Does AAA (or JAMS or any other institution) also administer international class arbitration cases? Where parties (Claimants and/or Respondent) come from different countries, mostly outside the USA, but all signed an a...
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  • Input Needed: Collateral Estoppel/Res Judicata Question

    First case involving same patient/different provider I ruled against the Respondent on a staged accident defense.  Case No. 17-16-1042-8794.  My decision was appealed and affirmed by Master Peter Merani who ...
    Joanne Andreotta
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  • New portal for the opioid situation.

    With the new wave of pharmaceutical cases one never knows what we are getting into. I recently wrote a decision that may be of interest relating to No Fault as a conduit to the world of controlled substances. A portio...
    Martin Schulman
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  • Lawyers and Arbitration: A Special Case?

      Many lawyers include arbitration clauses in their retainer agreements with their clients. Arbitration offers a faster, less expensive, and more private way to deal with fee disputes or claims made by clients i...
    David Allgeyer
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  • How long does Arbitration take from start to finish?

    Hi! I am in a contractual dispute with a supplier and was told binding arbitration is less expensive and can be finalized in a timely fashion. What is the range in time of how long the process normally takes?
    Louis Ferraro
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  • Hoping someone can help me. I'm in arbitrations with a corrupt arbitrator

    Can anyone help me, please?   I'm in a NJ Family Law mediatorarbitrator to Arbitration with a very corrupt arbitrator.   NJ 2A:248 allows me to overrule for corruption, fraud, bias, failure to admit materi...
    Amy Levenson
    created by Amy Levenson
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    TOPIC: RESERVING INDIGENOUS RIGHTS IN REGARDS TO ALLODIAL TITLE I am seeking opinion...Who holds the right to choose and register a name or title at birth? Indigenous people, local government, state government, feder...
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  • Interesting case on policy exhaustion

    http://nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2017/2017_51911.htm
    Shawn Kelleher
    created by Shawn Kelleher
  • Personal health insurance?

    Hello all, I was wondering if you all would mind sharing your health insurance plan info? I have to sign up as a single and all of the options are horrendously expensive. Help! Lol 
    Amanda Kronin
    created by Amanda Kronin
  • 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
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