Tag Archives: Agreements

Are Hold Harmless Agreements Enforceable?

When you sign yourself or your child up to participate in a sports or recreation activity you may have noticed a rise in the number of companies that require you to sign a document before you participate. Exculpatory contracts, or … Continue reading

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Article on The Case for Trusts as an Alternative for Prenuptial Agreements When Religion Intervenes

Michael A. Sneeringer recently published an Article entitled, The Case for Trusts as an Alternative for Prenuptial Agreements When Religion Intervenes, Probate & Property Magazine, Vol. 33 No. 3, May/June 2019. Provided below is the introduction to the Article. A… … Continue reading

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Proof of Contract-Formation for Arbitration vs. Credit Card Agreements: Inconsistent Case Law

FORMATION DISPARITY: ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS AND CREDIT CARD AGREEMENTS TREATED DIFFERENTLY FOR NO READILY APPARENT LEGAL REASONSIn several recent cases, Texas courts have denied motions to compel arbitration in the employment context, and appellate courts have affirmed the denial, where the employer failed … Continue reading

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Under Florida law, a restrictive covenant is not enforceable “unless it is set forth in a writing signed by the person against whom enforcement is sought.” Fla. Stat. § 542.335(1)(a).  So, what happens if the written agreement is lost, destroyed … Continue reading

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Lights Out on Classwide Arbitration: The Supreme Court Rules in Lamp Plus That Ambiguity in Agreements Is Not Enough to Permit Classwide Arbitration

Yesterday, the Supreme Court extended its prior rulings looking skeptically at the idea of classwide arbitration, holding that even when an agreement is “ambiguous” about the availability of classwide arbitration, such arbitration is still barred. Nine years ago, in Stolt-Nielsen … Continue reading

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