Federal Arbitration Act

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The dispute in this case originates from 2016. Respondent Archer and White Sales, Inc. ("Archer") is a distributor of dental equipment, purportedly nationally recognized for its low prices and quality service. Archer & White Sales, Inc. v. Henry...

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On August 31, 2012, Archer and White Sales, Inc. (“Archer and White”) sued Henry Schein, Inc. and Danaher Corp. (“Henry Schein”) in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Archer and Whites Sales, Inc. v. Henry Schein, Inc...

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Petitioners Kindred Nursing Centers et al. (“Kindred Nursing”) operate nursing homes and rehabilitation centers, including the Winchester Centre for Health and Rehabilitation. See Kindred Nursing Centers v. Clark, 478 S.W.3d 306 (Ky. 2015). Respondents...

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Respondent Frank Varela (“Varela”) is an employee of Petitioner Lamps Plus Inc. (“Lamps Plus”). Brief for Petitioners, Lamps Plus, Inc. et al. at 3. Before commencing his employment with Lamps Plus, Varela executed an arbitration agreement in which he...

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Petitioner New Prime, Inc. (“New Prime”) is a national trucking company that recruits and trains new drivers through an apprenticeship program. Oliveira v. New Prime, Inc. at 3–4. Student apprentices participating in this program are unpaid, except...

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Can an arbitrator decide that a contract broadly requiring arbitration of disputes also allows for "class arbitration" or the hearing of a claim on behalf of an entire group of...

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This case involves a contract dispute between Judge Alex Ferrer, currently arbitrating disputes on the Fox Channel television show, "Judge Alex," and a lawyer, Arnold Preston, who works as personal manager for entertainers. Ferrer v. Preston, 145 Cal....

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Respondent Antonio Jackson was an employee of Petitioner Rent-A-Center West, Inc. (“RAC”). See Jackson v. Rent-A-Center West, Inc., 581 F.3d 912, 914 (9th Cir. 2009). While employed by RAC, Jackson was repeatedly passed over for promotion until he...

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Rolls-Royce PLC (“Rolls-Royce”) sold a jet engine to the Boeing Company (“Boeing”), which Boeing intended to use on one of its 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Servotronics, Inc. v. Rolls-Royce PLC at 690. In January 2016, Boeing tested the aircraft at its...

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Latrice Saxon is a Southwest Airlines (“Southwest”) ramp supervisor that manages the loading and unloading of passenger luggage. Saxon v. Sw. Airlines Co. at 494. As a ramp supervisor, Saxon trains, supervises, and occasionally assists ramp agents with...

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