Bill Would Outlaw Mandatory Arbitration in Consumer Contracts

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Arbitration Law Firm This article appeared in the New Jersey Law Journal on February 6, 2015. A trio of New Jersey lawmakers is sponsoring legislation that would bar companies from forcing customers to sign contracts in which they waive their rights to sue and […]

Non-Competition Agreements and Arbitration

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann, a Freehold, NJ Arbitration Attorney Although the Federal Arbitration Act is federal legislation, that is, the law of the land, the frequency with which it is part of standard employment contracts means that state courts, rather than federal courts, are more frequently called on to apply the […]

UNDERSTANDING THE BENEFITS OF ARBITRATION IN NEW JERSEY

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Arbitration lawyer Arbitration is when you settle a case with the opposing party outside of court, as what it is commonly known as.  This is a legal process, but it is not as formal as a jury trial.  The goal with arbitration is to reach a settlement […]