NJ Court Urged To Enforce Arbitration Clause Despite Delay

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 5:31 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday questioned whether employers who place arbitration clauses in their employment contracts lose their right to arbitration when they spend months or years engaged in litigation before requesting that their arbitration clauses are honored.

The state high court considered the issue in the case of Karen Cole, a certified registered nurse anesthetist who claims that her former employer, Liberty Anesthesia Associates LLC, lost its arbitration right in an employment dispute after it spent more than a year-and-a-half locked in litigation...
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