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Florida Appeals Court Denies Motion to Vacate Arbitration Panel Decision

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On July 19th, 2017, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal issued a decision in the case of Managed Care Insurance Consultants, Inc. v. United Healthcare Insurance Company. In this dispute, the plaintiff, Managed Care Insurance Consultants (MCIC), attempted to get an arbitration panel’s ruling set aside on the grounds that one of the arbitrators… Read More »

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Florida Appeals Court Declines to Enforce Online Arbitration Agreement

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On February 15th, 2017, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an instructive decision in a case  involving a mandatory arbitration agreement. The case, Vitacost.com, INC v James McCants, originated after the two parties got into a dispute regarding the sale of online dietary supplements. By making a purchase on the Vitacost website, the… Read More »

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The Kardashians Have Their Motion to Compel Arbitration Denied

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Beyond being TV stars, the Kardashian sisters (Kim, Kourtney and Khloe) are also involved in many business ventures. In 2013, they entered into a licensing agreement with a company called Boldface Licensing + Branding. Inc. The goal of the business arrangement was to develop a line of Kardashian branded makeup products called ‘Khroma’. However,… Read More »

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How Does Arbitration Work?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) that is used in many business law cases. In fact, many commercial contracts actually compel arbitration as the means to deal with any legal disputes. Arbitration is a private process that in many ways resembles a mini-version of a trial. It is also a notoriously… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About the American Arbitration Association (AAA)

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The American Arbitration Association is a not-for-profit organization that handles alternative dispute resolution. This includes both arbitration and mediation. Both forms of dispute resolution can be useful tools for Florida businesses that are facing a potential legal dispute. If you have any questions or concerns about about the AAA, or alternative dispute resolution in… Read More »

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An Introduction to Arbitration

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

We often think about solving legal problems in terms of litigation. Most scenarios are played out in our minds, in mass media, and on our favorite television shows as ferocious litigious feats that involve days of hard fought trial motions and witness testimony. However, the reality is that most civil legal disputes are settled… Read More »

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Tortious Interference Claims in Florida

By Michael Pike |

Economic competition is at the heart of the American economy. The idea is that by competing with each other, businesses produce better, cheaper goods and services for the consumer. However, this type of economic competition is not a free for all. There are rules. One particular rule is that competitors are not allowed to… Read More »

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Understanding Arbitration and Mediation

By Michael Pike |

Alternative dispute resolution is a trendy new phrase that is becoming more and more popular as companies start paying attention to the rising costs of litigation. The idea behind alternative dispute resolution is that parties can use methods besides litigation to settle their differences. Two of the most common methods of alternative dispute resolution… Read More »

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