A doctor sued for wrongful death and medical malpractice could not enforce an arbitration agreement signed by his patient when he first sought treatment, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A class action waiver in a consumer contract’s arbitration clause was invalid where the plaintiffs demonstrated that enforcement would effectively deny them a remedy, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has waded into the issue of international multi-staged dispute resolution, agreeing to decide whether it is up to a court or an arbitrator to determine whether a precondition to arbitration has been met.
Two debt settlement services sued for violating state consumer protection law may be able to establish a meeting of the minds necessary to enforce an arbitration clause in their customer’s contract, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
A check-cashing business could enforce an updated version of an arbitration clause included in its delayed-deposit customer agreements, the Mississippi Court of Appeals has ruled.
A trust beneficiary was bound by a trust arbitration provision when suing a trustee for misappropriation of assets, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
The state statute of limitations applied to bar arbitration claims brought by the clients of a financial services company, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
American Family Life Assurance Company (Aflac) could compel arbitration of state-law claims challenging the distribution of death benefits under an accident insurance policy, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a summary judgment.
KeyBank could enforce an arbitration clause in its student loan agreements when sued for violating California consumer protection law, the en banc 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.