The CTA recently reviewed its list of arbitrators, using agency staff and an independent expert to assess prospective arbitrators against the qualification criteria. I have been reappointed to the list. Arbitrations are final offer arbitrations, sometimes known as “baseball arbitrations“.
QB ARBITRATION DECISION: A homeowner brought arbitration proceedings against a luxury homebuilder, and I issued an award. The builder then sued the homeowner to preserve a limitation period. The homeowner defended, counterclaimed and added a painter as a third party. He then argued that, because the builder attorned to the court’s jurisdiction, the court could re-open […]