Justices Urged To Block Arbitration In Dental Suppliers' Fight

Law360 (October 14, 2020, 9:11 PM EDT) -- A dental supplier has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a rival's bid to force an antitrust suit into arbitration, saying a contract between the two sides does not require such a move.

Archer and White Sales Inc. filed a brief with the high court Tuesday arguing that provisions of its agreement with dental supply company Henry Schein Inc. — which Archer accuses of limiting supply distribution areas — do not call for letting an arbitrator take over the dispute.

The justices are being asked to decide who decides arbitrability, or whether to resolve the case under rules of the...

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