Homeowners Blast WL Homes Trustee's Arbitration Bid

Law360, New York (October 18, 2010, 4:48 PM EDT) -- A proposal by WL Homes LLC's liquidation trustee to force claimants seeking compensation for faulty construction claims against the defunct homebuilder to arbitrate their claims is "unenforceable and unconscionable," a group of homeowners argues.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, the homeowners said the liquidation trustee, George L. Miller, based his June proposal to require binding arbitration rather than allow homeowners the right to seek claims against third parties on boilerplate language included in WL Homes' purchase...
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