Constructamax, Inc. (“CMAX”), joined by Arch Insurance Company and Arch Reinsurance Company, filed a motion in federal district court to enforce a purported settlement agreement reached with Whitlock Mills LP (“Whitlock”) prior to the commencement of an Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) proceeding . Whitlock acknowledged the settlement discussion, but denied the existence of an enforceable settlement agreement. The district court ultimately denied CMAX’s motion, ruling that pursuant to the plain language of The New Jersey Alternative Procedure for Dispute Resolution Act, the ADR umpire had full jurisdiction to decide the enforceability of the purported settlement agreement. Deluxe Building Sys., Inc. v. Constructamax, Inc., Case No. 06-2996 (USDC D.N.J. June 2, 2009).