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  • GC Services limited Partnership v. Little, No. 4:19-CV-01180 (S.D. Tex. Oct. 23, 2019)
    10/23/2019

    Court granted defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of plaintiff’s discrimination claims and enjoined her from pursuing these claims in state court.  Plaintiff’s only challenge to the agreement was that she had not signed the agreement.  Court held in a bench trial that plaintiff had signed the agreement and the parties had formed a valid and broad agreement to arbitration all disputes.

  • Monster Energy Company v. City Beverages, LLC, No. 17-55813, 17-56082 (9th Cir. Oct. 22, 2019)
    10/22/2019

    Court of appeals reversed and vacated a district court’s affirming of an arbitration award, and award of post-arbitration fees.  Court found that the district court erred in confirming the award because the arbitrator was a co-owner of JAMS and therefor has an ongoing business relationship with Monster who is a repeat player at arbitration and that this rendered the arbitrator potentially biased.  Judge Friedland dissented, arguing that this sort of information would not have made a material biases in an evaluation of the arbitrator’s bias.

2016-2019 Arbitration Decisions View All