Category Archives: Collateral Estoppel for Employment Law

Collateral estoppel bans relitigation when the issue is actually litigated, has a valid, final judgment and after a fair opportunity for litigation.

One Defendant Compels Arbitration, Others “Wait and See”

When a plaintiff sues a company or agency and its officials, and only the company or agency compels arbitration, does the arbitration-losing plaintiff get a “second bite at the apple” in the lawsuit, against the officials? Or do the officials get a low-risk chance to get out of the lawsuit without ever getting to the merits? And what happens if plaintiff wins the arbitration? Read the blog post for the answers. Continue reading

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