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Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation

Websites General – Comprehensive source of articles, blogs, videos, and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) information. ABA Section of Dispute Resolution – Links to a series of online resources. State Statutes – Links to individual state statutes pertaining to ADR. Conflict resolution Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation – University consortium dedicated to developing […]

COMMENTARY: Arbitration Contract Takes Away Patient Rights

Lea en español Physicians Demand Patients Waive Trial by Jury in Malpractice Claims; What Protections Exist for Patients? by Thomas J. Williams, J.D. July 7, 2008 The New York Times Magazine’s column “The Ethicist” featured a question from a reader regarding a new practice by her physician. The patient was asked to sign a waiver […]

COMMENTARY: Binding Arbitration Restricts Access to Courts

by Robert A. Schwartz, Attorney at Law July 14, 2007 If a contract had this language in it… Any disputes regarding the provisions of services under this contract or the terms of this contract will be determined by arbitration in Tarrant County, Texas, pursuant to the Texas General Arbitrator Act V.T.C.A., Civil Practice and Remedies […]


Lea en español Arbitration as an Alternative to Litigation Litigation can be a costly enterprise, both in terms of dollars and the amount of time it can take to resolve a legal dispute. Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution that allows parties to more effectively settle legal differences. How Parties Come to Arbitration The […]