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Mediation and Arbitration

U.S. Supreme Court Reinforces Right to Arbitration

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed the legality of the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) and employer arbitration agreements in Kindred Nursing Centers, Inc. v. Clark.  This ruling from the nation’s highest court is undoubtedly a positive one for employers who wish to arbitrate disp...

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KDDK Advantage Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Issue

The Fall/Winter 2014/2015 issue of the KDDK Advantage Newsletter, which provides timely legal information on a wide range of topics of interest to KDDK clients, is now available. Read More

Settle or Risk Paying Both Sides’ Legal and Expert Fees

The Sierra Club recently lost a case against a utility company in which it alleged that particulate matter emanating from a Texas coal-fired power plant violated federal environmental laws. In Sierra Club v. Energy Future Holdings Corp., No. W-12-CV-108 (W.D. Tex. March 28, 2014), the Unite...

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Indiana Supreme Court Upholds the Confidentiality of Statements Made in Mediation

Mediation as a confidential means of dispute resolution was recently called into question by an Indiana Court of Appeals case which held that statements one party had made in mediation could be used in Court as evidence to explain and challenge an alleged mistake in the parties’ final settlement agr...

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