March 6, 2023

An Introduction To Early Dispute Resolution Methods

Early Dispute Resolution or “EDR” is a comprehensive process for fairly and rapidly settling disputes.  Most EDR methodologies build on collaborative practices that facilitate cooperation to […]
March 6, 2023

Value-Based Fee Agreements; An Important Tool In The EDR Toolbox

In an economy where focus is becoming more on cost control, both clients and law firms are looking for ways to create value-based or alternative fee […]
September 15, 2022

Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act Of 1966 (HIPAA) – Overview

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) required the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop regulations […]
August 29, 2022

Employment Discrimination

All employers must be well versed on the sensitive topic of discrimination. The dictionary defines discrimination as: “the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of […]
August 29, 2022

Employment – Payment Of Wages

Any business with employees should be familiar with laws regulating the payment of wages. Wages are compensation for an employee’s personal services, whether paid by check […]
August 29, 2022

Arbitration – Frequently Asked Questions

Arbitration has increasingly been used to resolve disputes. Arbitration is more expedient and efficient than court litigation, and also has the added benefits of being private […]
August 29, 2022

American Data Privacy And Protection Act, An Overview

Today as use of the internet to conduct business surges forward at warp speed, creation of appropriate legal guidance struggles to keep pace. The evolving use […]
August 2, 2022

Arbitration Of Employment Actions

California employers have routinely included mandatory arbitration clauses in their employment contracts with employees. Employers view arbitration as a cheaper, faster, more efficient way to handle […]
August 2, 2022

Seeking Stay of Civil Action Pending Outcome of Arbitration

Parties that enter into a contract with an arbitration provision may anticipate that any controversary that arises regarding the contract will be submitted to arbitration. Quite […]
July 18, 2022

Avoiding Waiver of the Contractual Right to Compel Arbitration

Many individuals and entities that enter into a contract that contains an arbitration clause believe that they have secured the right to have any controversy that […]
June 6, 2022

About Arbitration

In society today, most people have encountered and agreed to an arbitration clause. Arbitration clauses are routinely used in medical agreements, lease agreements, business agreements, and […]
June 6, 2022

An Early Dispute Resolution Clause

Many savvy businesses include arbitration clauses in their contracts to avoid protracted litigation should problems arise. Indeed, it is widely accepted that the inclusion of an […]