Arbitration vs. Litigation: The Great Debate

Alabama Construction News

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Many commercial construction contracts contain "dispute resolution" clauses requiring binding arbitration instead of courtroom litigation. However, the decision to include an arbitration clause in a contract is a serious decision and many pros and cons should be examined.

Many in the construction industry prefer arbitration because of problems with the existing court system.

Republished with permission. This article was first published in the April-June 2016 issue of Alabama Construction News