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Law firm’s arbitration award invalid

An arbitration award in favor of a law firm must be vacated because the chief arbitrator failed to disclose that his practice involved representing attorneys in fee disputes, the California Court of Appeal has ruled.

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Lawyer must arbitrate fee dispute

A lawyer was required to arbitrate a fee dispute pursuant to the rules of his local bar association — even though his contingency fee agreement did not contain an arbitration clause, a Maryland appellate court has ruled in affirming judgment.

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Supreme Court case could eviscerate consumer class actions

Class action lawyers who represent consumers and employees are bracing themselves for the possible end of practice as they know it. The cause of their anxiety: a U.S. Supreme Court case that has garnered little attention but could wipe out ...

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