Determining the Arbitration Obligation

Risk Management Magazine

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PUBLISHED ON: April 3, 2017

In television programs and movies, following some slight or wrong, an aggrieved party will turn to the aggressor and say, "I’ll see you in court!" From the vantage point of the  viewer, this is reassuring—justice may soon be served. But courtroom justice is not always available in insurance disputes. Depending on the provisions set forth in insurance policies and contracts, other options, such as mediation or arbitration, may be available as an alternative to litigation.