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Orlando Police Chief Regains Job through Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:34:21 PM
Description: The Orlando police officer terminated for punching a handcuffed man in March 2014 has been awarded a return to his job, with back pay, according to an arbitration ruling.The arbitrator ruled the City of Orlando did not have just cause for


Beauty School Runs Out of Time to Raise Arbitration Defense, According to Ninth Circuit Court
12/24/2016 12:33:28 PM
Description: The Ninth Circuit Court recently ruled in the case Martin v. Yasuda that the Amarillo College of Hairdressing – Milan Institute and the Milan Institute of Cosmetology took too long to seek arbitration. The school must now litigate its


Obama Administration Looking to Curb Mandatory Insurance Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:32:32 PM
Description: With just over a month left in office, President Obama and his administration is pressing states to curb the use of fine print arbitration clauses in contracts by insurance providers. The request comes via an insurance report recently released by


Indian Granted Six More Weeks to Respond to Arbitration Ruling
12/24/2016 12:31:38 PM
Description: India recently was awarded a six week extension to determine how to reply to the $5.6 billion claim against it by British oil explorer Cairn Energy PLC. The dispute comes from an Rs29 047 crore retrospective tax demand.In June, Cairn filed a 160


Former Fairbanks North Star Borough School District Superintendent Wins Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:30:41 PM
Description: The Fairbanks North Star Borough School District superintendent fired for incompetence two years ago has won his arbitration bid. The opinion from the arbitrator stated the school district must pay former superintendent Pete Lewis more than $88,000


Lawsuit over Spam Texts Headed to Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:29:18 PM
Description: A lawsuit filed against tax preparers Jackson Hewitt, as well as its partners American Express and Restaurant.com could likely be settled through arbitration in the upcoming months. The Illinois man who filed the lawsuit alleges he received spam


Nursing Home Arbitration Ban Blocked by Judge
12/24/2016 12:28:20 PM
Description: CMS announced a final ruling in September concerning a ban on pre-dispute binding arbitration agreements for residents of long-term care facilities. The rule made sure the right of patients and their families to sue the facilities would be preserved


New Arbitration Center in the British Virgin Islands Opens Its Doors
12/24/2016 12:27:18 PM
Description: The British Virgin Islands now offers a new option for businesses to resolve disputes peacefully and without the expense or frustration of a trial. The British Virgin Islands new arbitration center is formally open for business and many of the


Judge Rules Citibank Did Not Waive Arbitration Right
12/24/2016 12:26:04 PM
Description: A recent ruling from the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals determined Citibank had not waived its right to arbitration in a debt collection lawsuit. The appeal had been filed by Citibank challenging a ruling from the Boone Circuit Court denying


Taco Bell Arbitration Clause Unenforceable
12/24/2016 12:24:31 PM
Description: A California appeals court recently ruled the arbitration clause in the job application potential employees of fast food restaurant Taco Bell fill out has been ruled unenforceable because it is not clear if it applies to franchisees. The ruling