Arbitration or Jury Trial- Which is the better choice for A/E’s?

By: Steve Whitehorn Whitehorn Financial Group, Inc One big question my architect and engineer clients ask me often : “When I sign a contract, is it better to choose arbitration or jury trial, in the event we need to resolve a dispute?” This is an important topic. It’s...

Why A/E Firms Should Opt to Litigate instead of Arbitrate

By: Terrence M. McShane, Esquire Lee & McShane, PC Among the critical clauses in design professional contracts are the Dispute Resolution Clauses. For over twenty years, we have advised our clients to opt for Litigation rather than Arbitration as a means of...

Arbitration Consolidation was Inappropriate

Where a subcontractor submitted a claim against the general contractor for  payment, it submitted the matter to arbitration and the general contractor replied with a counterclaim in that arbitration and also initiated a third-party arbitration claim against a related...