Tag Archives: Arbitration

No Mandatory Arbitration in New York Medical Malpractice Cases

If you or someone close to you has been hurt by a medical professional’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your harm. At DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Personal Injury Lawyers, our Rochester medical malpractice attorneys have the skill, experience and dedication … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Mandatory Arbitration of FLSA Claim

In keeping with the Supreme Court’s holding in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 138 S. Ct. 1612 (2018), the Sixth Circuit has rejected a challenge to individual arbitration agreements in a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) case.  In Gaffers v. … Continue reading

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Appealing Arbitration Awards: You Get What You Bargain For

When can a litigant appeal an arbitration award? In the recent decision of K.V.H. v. W.S.H., the New Jersey Appellate Division clarified the procedures by which a party, dissatisfied by the decisions rendered by an arbitrator, can challenge those awards. … Continue reading

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Payday Lenders & Arbitration: Cert Pet. in Henry v. Cash Biz LP (Tex. 2018) set for SCOTUS Conference Sep. 24, 2018

CREDIT ACCESS BUSINESS MODEL TEXAS-STYLE: CRIMINAL BAD-CHECK PROSECUTION FOR THEE, ARBITRATION FOR ME Texas Supreme Court parted ways with Fifth Circuit in concluding in customers' action against payday lender that payday lender had not waived right to enforce arbitration agreement by utilizing the … Continue reading

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Dutch Court OKs Petrobras Claim Jurisdiction Despite Brazilian Arbitration Clause

In a development with significant implications both for Petrobras investor claims and for the global pursuit of investor claims generally, a Dutch court has accepted jurisdiction for a securities fraud action filed in the Netherlands against Petrobras, and also ruled … Continue reading

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