Calif. Appeals Court Urged To Send BevMo Suit To Arbitration

Law360, Los Angeles (April 23, 2014, 8:37 PM EDT) -- Beverages & More Inc. on Wednesday urged a California appeals court to send a potential wage-and-hour class action suit to arbitration, saying a lower court had erred in ruling that an arbitration clause in the plaintiff's employment agreement with the liquor retailer was too ambiguous to enforce.

During oral arguments in Los Angeles, Beverages & More, which does business as BevMo, urged a three-judge panel to overturn a trial court's ruling denying its motion to compel individual arbitration of plaintiff Lisa Coffey's claims.

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