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One of the major complaints about consumer arbitration is the hassle and expense of a consumer going on a road trip to attend the arbitration hearing to seek a recovery.  A recent Second Circuit decision underscored this problem, and prompted me to write this blog post.  In Duran v. The Hass Group, L.L.C., no. 12-3568-cv…

Federal Courts on Frivolous Motions to Vacate Arbitration Awards: “I’m as Mad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take this Anymore!”             The other night, I stumbled upon the classic movie, “Network,” starring Faye Dunaway and Peter Finch.  At a pivotal juncture in the movie, the increasingly unhinged Finch urges viewers to open their…

By Mark Norych, Executive Vice-President/General Counsel, Board Director For the vast majority of the people in the United States, disagreements or disputes wind up in lawsuits and Courts which everyone realizes takes a lot of time and money. Although arbitration as a way to settle disputes has existed for centuries, it is now finally coming…

Before we know it, a new hockey season will be upon us.  In that spirit, I report on a Federal Arbitration Act “preemption hat trick” that was completed August 12th by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts’ decision in McInnes v. LPL Financial, Inc., SJC-11356. For those not familiar with hockey, a “hat trick” occurs…

We have announced a new partnership with BoaterRated LLC this week, which brings valuable and convenient dispute resolution to the boating community.  The service allows BoaterRated Partner Businesses™ to use ARS at reduced fees for all parties to a dispute. BoaterRated.com is the leading independent marine business review website, where boaters rate and review boating businesses.  As…

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