Judge: Arbitration for MSA Dispute
- Tobacco Firms Rack Up Pair of Court Victories. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;7/7/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32418, p1
The article focuses on the supreme court decisions regarding lawsuits filed against tobacco firms in the U.S. The Florida Supreme Court overturned about $145 billion judgment awarded to smokers several years ago. The Idaho district court ruled that binding arbitration must be submitted by the...
- The Money Won't Go Up in Smoke. // Business News New Jersey;02/22/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p14
Editorial. Comments on how the state of New Jersey should spend its share of the country's tobacco settlement money. Investment for the construction of schools; Provision of health care insurance for the working poor.
- Court Imposes Arbitration in South Dakota MSA Dispute. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/22/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32472, p40
The article reports on the court ruling that requires state attorney general to submit arbitration to resolve a dispute with the tobacco companies in South Dakota. The court ruling in the state was the 15th handed down in favor of tobacco companies against the lawsuit filed by the 46 attorney...
- Circuit Court survey. Schaner, Dean J. // Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Employment;Spring2001, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the interpretation of First Circuit Court of Appeals on the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) in the U.S. Decision of a district court on the modified award; Details of the FAA; Sufficiency of the public policy interest in protecting patient health and safety to set aside an arbitrator's...
- ARBITRATING LEGAL RIGHTS. Calderwood, James A. // Ceramic Industry;May2001, Vol. 151 Issue 5, p33
Discusses a U.S. Supreme Court decision on March 21, 2001, which held that an employee of electronics retailer Circuit City could not institute a lawsuit in a state or federal court against his employer for alleged discrimination since the employee has agreed to arbitrate such actions....
- REVIEW OF COURT DECISIONS. // Dispute Resolution Journal;Aug-Oct2001, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p92
Focuses on a United States Third Circuit Court decision ruling that the district court properly vacated an award under the Federal Arbitration Act. Termination of the claimant by its employer; of damages to the claimant; Issues addressed by the circuit court in vacating the award.
- Agreement declared void in dementia case. Newman, Elizabeth // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p20
The article discusses a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to uphold a lower court's ruling that a voluntary arbitration agreement signed by nursing home resident and dementia patient Vera Gilmore with the Life Care Center of Estero, Florida in 2007 is void.
- Counties threaten tobacco fund suit. Ford, Tom // Crain's Cleveland Business;11/08/99, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p1
Focuses on the involvement of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor William Mason in a campaign to derail the plan of Ohio about spending the state's tobacco settlement money. Threat of the prosecutors to file a lawsuit; Allegation on the inadequacy of funds to finance the tobacco-related health care costs...
- Biotech backers eye tobacco suit windfall. Beauprez, Jennifer // Crain's Cleveland Business;09/06/99, Vol. 20 Issue 36, p1
Reports that Ohio university and business leaders are urging state officials to use the tobacco industry's settlement money to develop the biotechnology industry. Lawsuit against the industry for illegal marketing practices; Ohio's share of the settlement; Other suggestions for the use of the...