Mediators of Southern California
Satellite TV lessees held to actual language of arbitration agreements they made and cannot require arbitration of third-party disputes via equitable estoppel or 3rd-party beneficiary theories.
Murphy v. DirecTV, Inc., Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, case no. 11-57163, filed July 30, 2013
Added by Leslie (Les) S. Rothenberg on July 30, 2013 at 5:46pm — No Comments
An employee handbook and arbitration policy revised after Plaintiffs’ claims accrued and the original class action complaint was filed were unenforceable against plaintiffs.
Avery v. Integrated Healthcare Holdings, Inc., California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Div. Three, case no. G046202, filed June 27, 2013, publication ordered July 23, 2013
Added by Leslie (Les) S. Rothenberg on July 23, 2013 at 8:52pm — No Comments
Added by Leslie (Les) S. Rothenberg on July 15, 2013 at 3:26pm — No Comments
Trial court erred in awarding attorney fees and costs to defendants for prevailing on a petition to compel (vs. prevailing in future) arbitration filed in enforcing a contingency fee agreement
Roberts v. Packard, Packard & Johnson, California Court of Appeal, Second District, Div. One, case no. B240452, filed July 3, 2013
Added by Leslie (Les) S. Rothenberg on July 3, 2013 at 4:58pm — No Comments