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Arbitration vs. Bench Trial

Posted in Arbitration, Construction Contracts

Arbitration clauses are very common in contracts in the construction and energy industries.  Many industry players reflexively  insist on arbitration despite its pitfalls.  While arbitration has its place, a bench trial is a viable alternative to arbitration. Bench trials are simply trials to a judge rather than a jury.  Parties may agree to a bench… Continue Reading