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Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

Arbitration agreements

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Court Lets Go Of The Reins: Runaway Escrow Agent Binds Principals To Arbitration Agreement - 99 Commercial Street, Inc. V. Goldberg, Karen E. Martin Jul 1994

Court Lets Go Of The Reins: Runaway Escrow Agent Binds Principals To Arbitration Agreement - 99 Commercial Street, Inc. V. Goldberg, Karen E. Martin

Journal of Dispute Resolution

Arbitration agreements are a step in the right direction for alternate dispute resolution. Obviously, before a court can grant a motion to compel arbitration pursuant to such an agreement, it must find that both parties are, indeed, bound by that agreement.' Although a traditional contract law analysis is ordinarily used to determine who is bound to a contract containing an arbitration provision, when an escrow agent acting on behalf of one party to a contract binds that party to an agreement to arbitrate, traditional contract law analysis must be altered to take into account the extent of an escrow agent ...


Finding The Parameters: The Scope Of Arbitration Agreements In Medical Service Contracts In California - Pietrelli V. Peacock, Mark Riley Kroeker Jan 1994

Finding The Parameters: The Scope Of Arbitration Agreements In Medical Service Contracts In California - Pietrelli V. Peacock, Mark Riley Kroeker

Journal of Dispute Resolution

There is perhaps no better indicator of the general perception of "crisis" in the American medical system than the lavish attention given President Clinton's health care reform initiatives in the media.2 In the 1970s, the frequency of medical malpractice claims and the cost of malpractice insurance, two sources of this perceived crisis, came into sharp focus.3 Experiencing a decline in profits as a result of increased malpractice litigation, many insurers began refusing to provide coverage or demanding high premium increases.4 This created a problem in malpractice insurance availability to health care providers.5 Health care providers ...