Mediators of Southern California
Parties who were granted permission to proceed in forma pauperis in the trial court can be excused from obligation to pay fees associated with arbitration compelled by law firm’s retainer agreement.
Roldan v. Callahan & Blaine, California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Div. Three, case no. G047306, filed August 26, 2013
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Where an arbitration award is silent re interest on certain damages, a court is not foreclosed from awarding interest on those damages while respecting an explicit award of interest on other damages.
Lagstein v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, case no. 11-17369, filed August 5, 2013
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Labor arbitration pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement has preclusive effect on racial discrimination complaint and other common law wrongs where arbitration encompassed the claim.
Wade v. Ports America Management Corporation, California Court of Appeal, Second District, Div. Four, case no. B238224, filed August 2, 2013
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