Using Arbitration Clauses to Reduce Potential Liability Risk

In the first part of this column, I outlined the advantages and disadvantages of arbitration as an alternative to litigation in court and concluded that neither arbitration nor litigation is preferable in all situations. This second part provides  more specific suggestions on when to use arbitration in certain high-risk, “bet-the-company” situations. Businesses must navigate litigation risks proactively to minimize exposure to large potential liabilities. Arbitration clauses can serve as a key element in such a strategy.

Please click here for the second part of Benesch partner Steven M. Badger‘s article series in Indiana Lawyer.

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