Amicus Briefs

May 20, 2008 | Filed under: Debt Collection | Tagged with: Utilities
Court:
Minnesota Supreme Court

The Lower Court created new law when it barred judicial rate interpretation and ignored this court's binding precendent to the contrary. The Lower Court's ruling would deprive Minnesota courts of the ability to adjudicate insurance coverage disputes. Filed May 20, 2008. Written by David M. Cialkowski and Hart L. Robinovich of Zimmerman Reed P.L.L.P., with counsel of Stephen Gardner, National Association of Consumer Advocates.
 

March 7, 2008 | Filed under: Debt Collection
Court:
Minnesota Supreme Court

This case poses a simple question, which is of great consequence to Louisiana consumers: in a judicial proceeding to confirm an arbitration award, must the plantiff prove that the parties entered into a contract in which they agreed to submit their disputes to arbitration, before the court can grant the motion to confirm the award? The answer is clearly "yes."
 

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