Category Archives: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Fraud, Florida, Arbitration and . . . Shakespeare

Posted on May 11, 2011 5:57pm EDT “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) For those banking on broadly written agreements to arbitrate construction disputes as risk management tools, it might make sense to steer clear of the

Arbitration and the Construction Surety

So you have executed a contract containing an Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) provision calling for mediation, followed by arbitration, pursuant to the Construction Industry Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Your decision to go with ADR comes after careful consideration (presumably including discussions with your attorney) of the benefits and burdens of resolving a dispute by arbitration based upon the nature of the project and the