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The Healthcare Neutral Blog will share ideas and developments in alternative dispute resolution, healthcare business and law.

AAA’s Eric Tuchmann Offers Arbitration Update to Garibaldi Inn of Court

The American Arbitration Association’s Senior V.P. and General Counsel, Eric Tuchmann, addressed the October 10 meeting of the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for ADR.  The Inn was founded…

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Arbitration Agreement May Be Incorporated Into Another Contract

Contracting parties should carefully consider arbitration as their preferred method of dispute resolution when drafting their agreements. A potential trap for the unwary may exist when the reach of one contract’s dispute resolution provision extends to another contract that is silent on the matter.

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AHLA Offers Enhanced ADR Training Opportunities

     For many years, the American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”) Alternative Dispute Resolution Service has offered basic (one day) training courses in arbitration and mediation. I just heard from Geoff…

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Should Mandatory Arbitration Be Regulated?

     “Mandatory arbitration” provisions have come under harsh criticism in recent years. (Since all pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate are “mandatory,” it would be more precise to state that pre-dispute arbitration…

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NJ Bar Health Law Section Announces Programs For 2012-2013

     I am honored to serve as Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association\’s Health Law Section for the upcoming year. The Section includes 446 members of the Bar…

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Why Not More Corporate ADR?

     A fundamental premise of the alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) movement is that when properly applied, ADR can resolve most disputes faster, cheaper and better than conventional litigation. I\’m convinced…

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