What Is Arbitration?

Attorney John Keefe Sr. explains how arbitration is like trying a case in court. Where you normally have a judge and jury, arbitration is different. There are single arbitrators, and there are arbitration panels that consists of three arbitrators. Arbitrators are taken from retired judges, but also active lawyers who have specialized in a certain field that the arbitration is about. Find out how arbitration is a quicker process in resolving disputes in this video.

Video Transcription:

Arbitration is very much like trying a case in court except that you don’t have a judge with a robe on and you don’t have a jury, and there are single arbitrators, and there are arbitration panels that consists of three arbitrators. Arbitrators are taken from retired judges, but also active lawyers who have specialized in a certain field that the arbitration is about. It’s quicker and they, people say, a more efficient way of resolving disputes without publicity. Arbitration is often chosen by companies who would rather resolve their disputes outside of a public forum and so arbitration gives you the benefit of having a private resolution of a ticklish business dispute, one might say, and also unemployment litigation. A company would rather arbitrate a case where the next employee rather than have it decided in a court and often employees would prefer to have the same. Here at the Keefe law firm we stand for you. Call now to get the help you need at (866) 575-5000. Visit us at Keefe-LawFirm.com

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