Following is a summary, by category, of recent opinions of note concerning arbitration process issues.
In federal courts a party generally will not be found to have waived the right to arbitrate unless (1) it has acted inconsistently with that right
Class Waiver Cases Addressing Concepcion Gutierrez v. Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Case No. 10-16959 (9th Cir. Dec. 26, 2012) (refusing to vacate district
A pro se attorney sued his former clients, Argentina's economic ministry and a reinsurance company owned by the Argentine government, for malicious
Plaintiff Southwestern Electric Power Company brought suit in Louisiana state court against a number of its insurers, seeking indemnity for damaged
In a recent opinion, the Fourth Circuit reversed a district court order denying a motion to compel non-class arbitration. The district court applied
The Eighth Circuit recently reversed a district court's refusal to compel arbitration in an employment dispute under the Fair Labor Standards Act
A recent opinion of the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeals has reinforced the split among California courts as to the impact in California courts of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decisions concerning arbitration procedure.
In an antitrust suit by certain pharmacies against CaremarksPCS, the plaintiffs appealed a trial court order granting defendant Caremark’s motion to compel arbitration based on the parties’ arbitration agreement.
Plaintiff filed a class action complaint alleging wage and hour violations.