Ninth Circuit Upholds Arbitration for Non-Signatory Defendant

California law is not typically seen as amiable to compelling employees to arbitrate their claims. However, in Franklin v. Community Regional Medical Center, ___ F.3d___(9th Cir. 2021), the Ninth Circuit panel upheld a motion to compel arbitration by a non-signatory to an arbitration agreement based on California law.

Read the complete story here.

Featured Arbitrators

ad
View all

Read these next

Category

Canada – Complex Contractual Matrix and Lack of Privity Prompts Court to Propose Arbitration

This article first appeared on Urbas Arbtiral here. In CUSO International v. Pan American Development Foundation, 2021 ONSC 3101, Mr. Justice Calum MacLeod relied on forum non conveniens principles to resolve an application...

By Daniel Urbas
Category

AAA on Artificial Intelligence: A New Horizon in Arbitration and Mediation (video)

The New York legal community gathered December 12, 2023 at the American Arbitration Association® (AAA®) offices in Midtown New York City and online Tuesday for a panel discussion hosted by...

By Kendal Enz
Category

Canada – Statute Gives Unintended Economic Incentives to Avoid Mandatory Arbitration

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corporation No. 1171 v Rebeiro, 2022 ONSC 503, Justice Myers granted a stay of an application...

By Lisa C. Munro

Find an Arbitrator