Description Date Docket #
National Federation of the Blind v. Container Store, Inc.
United States First Circuit
Civil Rights, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Affirmed the denial of a retail chain's motion to compel arbitration of a proposed class action brought by blind customers. The retailer moved to...
09/14/2018 16-2112
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton, LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Supreme Court of California
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Attorney's Fees
Held that a dispute over legal fees should not have been submitted to arbitration because the arbitration clause in the parties' agreement was...
08/30/2018 S232946
Cup v. Ampco Pittsburgh Corp.
United States Third Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Health Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that a company could not be compelled to arbitrate a dispute over retiree healthcare benefits. The manufacturing company argued that the dispute...
08/29/2018 17-2349
Branches Neighborhood Corp. v. CalAtlantic Group, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Construction, Property Law & Real Estate, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Upheld an arbitrator's decision in favor of a builder in a dispute with a community association over alleged defects in construction. The association,...
08/24/2018 G055201
Villareal v. Bureau of Prisons
United States Federal Circuit
Administrative Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Affirmed an arbitrator’s decision sustaining plaintiff’s removal from employment as a corrections officer with the Bureau of Prisons. The Federal...
08/24/2018 17-2275
Fuentes v TMCSF, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Contracts, Debt Collection, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Affirmed. Plaintiff entered into a written agreement to purchase a motorcycle at the same time he entered into an agreement with a bank to finance the...
08/23/2018 E066242
Maplebear, Inc. v. Busick
California Court of Appeal
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Held that an arbitrator's ruling regarding certification of an arbitration class was not immediately reviewable by the superior court. In an...
08/21/2018 A151677
Reading Health System v. Bear Stearns and Co. n/k/a J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
United States Third Circuit
Securities Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Affirmed that a broker-dealer was required to arbitrate a customer's claim. The broker-dealer had placed a contractual clause in its agreement with an...
08/07/2018 16-4234
Honeycutt v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
California Court of Appeal
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Held that an arbitration award had to be vacated because the arbitrator failed to disclose a conflict of interest. In this employment-related lawsuit,...
08/02/2018 B281982
Cortes-Ramos v. Martin-Morales
United States First Circuit
Copyright, Trademark, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Reversed the order to dismiss the plaintiff's copyright and trademark claims stemming from a songwriting contest. Plaintiff entered a songwriting...
06/28/2018 16-2456

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