Arbitration

Missouri Supreme Court to consider consumer loan arbitration case.

December 20, 2017

On December 19, 2017, the Missouri Supreme Court granted transfer in A-1 Premium Acceptance, Inc. v. Hunter. The case involves an arbitration clause in a consumer loan agreement which provides for a specific arbitrator who is no longer able to serve.  The trial court had found that this was an integral term of the contract   …read more

The Missouri Supreme Court to consider arbitrability of a workers’ compensation retaliatory discharge claim.

December 20, 2017

The Supreme Court issued a preliminary writ of mandamus in State ex rel. Chaparro v. Youngs, SC96779.  In the underlying suit, Ms. Chaparro sued U-Haul alleging that it discriminated against her for a perceived disability and retaliated against her for exercising her workers’ compensation rights in violation of § 287.780.  U-Haul moved to compel arbitration of   …read more