Case Law Index Alternative Dispute Resolution

January 1, 2002 – January 21, 2021

This index provides a comprehensive though not necessarily exhaustive compilation of reported and unreported federal and state court decisions involving Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) that were decided between the dates listed above.  The cases are listed in reverse chronological order. The “Text” link goes to the freely available Google Scholar text of the opinion.  These listings are for educational purposes only, and are not a substitute for legal counsel.


FIRST CIRCUIT

Sleeper Farms v. Agway, Inc., 506 F.3d 98 (1st Cir. 2007) (stating purchase orders reference to contract which contained arbitration clause was binding)  Text

Winterwood Farm, LLC v. JER, Inc., 327 F.Supp.2d 34 (D. Me. 2004) (stating shellfish farmer’s claim was subject to arbitration)  Text


SECOND CIRCUIT

H2O Resources, LLC v. Oilfield Tracking Services, 2018 WL 3092365 (E.D. Penn. 2018) (compelling arbitration) Text

Empire State Ethanol & Energy v. BBI Int’l, No. 1:08CV623 (GLS/DRH), 2009 WL 1813205 (N.D.N.Y. 2009) (staying claims against non-arbitrating defendants until arbitration completed)  Text

Empire State Ethanol & Energy, LLC v. BBI Int’l, No. 1:08-CV-623 (GLS/DRH), 2009 WL 790962 (N.D.N.Y.  2009) (compelling arbitration of ethanol study contract) Text; Overruling Risk Katz v. Cellco Partnership, 2nd Cir.(N.Y.), July 28, 2015

Conagra Foods, Inc. v. Caisse Regionale De Credit Agricole Mutel Du Nord, No. 01 CIV.9324(WHP), 2002 WL 538849 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) (discussing binding arbitration clauses)


FOURTH CIRCUIT

J.O.C. Farms, L.L.C. v. Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co., No. 15-2368, 737 Fed.Appx. 652 (4th cir. 2018) (barring breach of contract claim for farmer’s failure to timely commence arbitration)

Williamson Farm v. Diversified Corp insurance Services, No. 5:17-CV-513-D, 2018 WL 1474068 (E.D.N.C. 2018) (confirming arbitration award against crop insurance services)

Bissette v Rain & Hail, LLC, No. 5:10-CV-40-D, 2011 WL 3905059 (E.D.N.C. 2011) (staying the action and compelling arbitration)

In re M&M Independent Farms, Inc., Bankr. No. 09-03514-8-SWH, Adv. No. 10-00277-8-SWH-A, 2011 WL 5902606 (Bankr. E.D.N.C. 2011) (denying motion to dismiss or compel arbitration)

Delta-T Corp. v. Pac. Ethanol, Inc., No. 3:09-CV-388, 2010 WL 1816402 (E.D. Va. 2010) (granting motion to stay action pending arbitration)

In re D & B Swine Farms, Inc., Bankr. No. 09-02813-8-JRL, Adv. No. 09-00160-8-JRL, 2010 WL 358493 (Bankr. E.D.N.C. 2010) (compelling arbitration)  Text

Delta-T Corp. v. Pac. Ethanol, Inc., No. 3:08-CV-524, 2009 WL 77869 (E.D. Va. 2009) (granting motion to compel arbitration)

Perdue Farms, Inc. v. Design Build Contracting Corp., 263 Fed.Appx. 380 (4th cir. 2008) (denying arbitration based on terms of contract)

Al-Haddad Commodities Corp. v. Toepfer Intern. Asia Pte., Ltd., 485 F.Supp.2d 677 (E.D. Va. 2007) (confirming an arbitration award)  Text

Branchville Mach. Co., Inc. v. Agco Corp., 252 F.Supp.2d 307 (E.D. Va. 2003) (discussing the binding effect of broad mandatory arbitration clauses)  Text


FIFTH CIRCUIT

Richland Equip. Co., Inc. v. Deere & Co., 745 Fed.Appx. 521 (5th Cir. 2018) (compelling arbitration)

Lucas v. Armtech Insurance Services, Civil Action No. 2:13cv249-KS-MTP, 2015 WL 11120542 (S.D.  Miss. 2015) (compelling arbitration of crop insurance case)

Cargill, Inc. v. Hebert Farms P’ship, Civil Action No. 08-457-FJP, 2013 WL 1582312 (M.D. La. 2013) (determining payment of attorney’s fees was not part of arbitration award)

Bell v. Koch Foods of Miss., LLC, No. 09-60433, 2009 WL 4885174 (5th Cir. 2009) (granting arbitration on production contracts)

Bell v. Koch Foods of Miss., LLC, No. 3:08-cv-697-WHB-LRA, 2009 WL 1259054 (S.D. Miss. 2009) (granting motion to compel arbitration on broiler grower agreements)

Cargill Inc. v. Philen Farm P’ship, No. 08-458-JVP-SCR, 2009 WL 54318 (M.D. La. 2009) (enforcing arbitration clause)

Cargill Inc. v. Clark Farm 2, LLC, No. 08-460-FJP-SCR, 2009 WL 57376 (M.D. La. 2009) (enforcing of arbitration clause)

Timber Source, LLC v. Cahaba Valley Timber Co., Inc., Civil Action No. 06-9239, 2007 WL 2332318 (E.D. La. 2007) (denying motion to compel arbitration)

Steed v. Sanderson Farms, Inc., Civil Action No. 2:05cv02146-KS-MTP, 2006 WL 2844546 (S.D. Miss. 2006) (compelling arbitration); Overruling Risk Covenant Health & Rehabilitation of Picayune, LP v. Estate of Moulds ex rel. Braddock, Miss., August 6, 2009

Overstreet v. Contigroup Companies, Inc., 462 F.3d 409 (5th Cir. 2006) (stating unconscionability of a poultry contract arbitration clause) Text

Monsanto Co. v. Raesz, No. A-05-CA-711-SS, 2006 WL 978875 (W.D. Tex. 2006) (discussing a binding arbitration clause)

Tucker v. Fireman’s Fund Agribusiness, Inc., 365 F.Supp.2d 821 (S.D. Tex. 2005) (denying of arbitration of crop insurance claim because it was time barred) Text

Glover v. IBP, Inc., 334 F.3d 471 (5th Cir. 2003) (concerning scope of arbitrator’s power) Text

 


SIXTH CIRCUIT

Wanamaker Nursery, Inc. v. John Deere Risk Protection, Inc., 364 F.Supp.3d 839 (E.D. Tenn. 2019) (confirming arbitration award) Text

Driver v. Pro Ag Management, No. 3:16-CV-01959, 2017 WL 4682482 (M.D. Tenn. 2017) (compelling arbitration)

Cain Field Nursery v. Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance, Inc., No. 4:09-CV-78, 2012 WL 1286657 (E.D. Tenn.  2012) (determining collateral estoppel bars the plaintiffs from relitigating the arbitrator’s decision)

Green Plains Obion, LLC v. Obion Grain Co., Inc., 2011 WL 13161597 (W.D. Tenn. 2011) (compelling arbitration and confirming National Grain and Feed Association’s jurisdiction)

Garnett v. NAU Country Ins. Co., No. 5:09-CV-00144-R, 2009 WL 3644762 (W.D. Ky. 2009) (nullifying arbitration award)

Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance v. Laux, 442 F.Supp.2d 488 (S.D. Ohio 2006) (confirming  arbitration decision)  Text

Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance v. Laux, 422 F.Supp. 2d 898 (S.D. Ohio 2006) (refusing to reevaluate arbitration findings)  Text

In re Robinson, 265 B.R. 722 (B.A.P. 6th Cir. 2001) (discussing arbitration awards and bankruptcy) Text

 


SEVENTH CIRCUIT

Henrichs Grain, Inc. v. Cargill, No. 09-1029, 2010 WL 431900 (C.D. Ill. 2010) (compelling arbitration on grain contracts)

Andersons, Inc. v. Fall Grain, Inc., 646 F.Supp.2d 1029 (C.D. Ill. 2009) (confirming arbitration award) Text

Andersons, Inc. v. Walker, 573 F.Supp.2d 1065 (C.D. Ill. 2008) (compelling arbitration) Text

Ray v. Bergen, No. 03 C 1115, 2003 WL 22175547 (N.D. Ill. 2003) (compelling arbitration)


EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Great American Insurance Co. v. Russell, 914 F.3d 1147 (8th cir.  2019) (remanding for further consideration of arbitration panel’s decision) Text

Balvin v. Rain and Hail, LLC, 943 F.3d 1134 (8th cir. 2019) (directing district court to confirm arbitration order) Text

Nielsen v. Grain Millers, Inc., No. 16-cv-3103 (WMW/TNL), 2017 WL 11569190 (D. Minn. 2017) (staying motion pending arbitration before the National Grain and Feed Association)

Dyrdal v. Enbridge (U.S.), 738 F.Supp.2d 927 (D. Minn. 2010) (petitioning under Federal Arbitration Act). Text

Herd Co. v. Ernest-Spencer, Inc., No8:09CV397, 2010 WL 76371 (D. Neb. 2010) (compeling arbitration on contract to build grain storage facility)

Tripp v. Bunge N. Am., Inc., No. 4:08CV004146, 2009 WL 2998921 (E.D. Ark. 2009) (enforcing of arbitration clause)

Svancara v. Rain & Hail, LLC, No. 8:09CV144, 2009 WL 2982906 (D. Neb. 2009) (dismissing claim for judicial review of arbitrator’s award)

Svancara v. Rain & Hail, LLC, No. 8:09CV144, 2009 WL 1652220 (D. Neb. 2009) (discussing judicial review of arbitration award)

Mayer v. Countrywide Home Loans, No. 08-CV-1071 (JMR/RLE), 2008 WL 4527800 (D. Minn. 2008) (qualifying under Minnesota Farmer-Lender Mediation Act) Text

Sunopta, Inc. v. Abengoa Bioenergy New Techs., Inc., No. 4:08CV78 JCH, 2008 WL 782656 (E.D. Mo. 2008) (compelling arbitration)

Superior Grains, Inc. v. Palouse Empire Marketing, Inc., No. 4:07-MC-11, 2008 WL 151253 (D.N.D. 2008) (vacating an arbitration award for bias)

Hudson v. ConAgra Poultry Co., 484 F.3d 496 (8th Cir. 2007) (stating arbitration clause in poultry production contract covered tort actions as well as breach of contract) Text

Stedman v. Great Am. Ins. Co., No. 4:06-cv-101, 2007 WL 1040367 (D.N.D. 2007) (discussing crop insurance arbitration)

Buschkoetter v. Johanns, No. 8:05CV115, 2006 WL 1479165 (D. Neb. 2006) (dismissing of crop insurance case for failure to exhaust administrative remedies)

Wiser v. Wayne Farms, 411 F.3d 923 (8th Cir. 2005) (compelling arbitration clause failed after contractor waived the choice of law) Text

Roe v. Cargill Inc., 333 F.Supp.2d 808 (W.D. Ark. 2004) (confirming of an arbitration award) Text

Schoenrock v. John Morrell & Co., Inc., Nos. Civ. 03–848 JRTFLN, Civ. 03–849 JRTFLN, Civ. 03–853 JRTFLN, Civ. 03–854 JRTFLN, 2003 WL 21639161 (D. Minn. 2003) (challenging the scope of an arbitration clause)

In re 2000 Sugar Beet Crop Ins. Litig., 228 F.Supp.2d 992 (D. Minn. 2002) (stating crop insurance arbitration is controlled by federal law) Text


NINTH CIRCUIT

Van Curen v. Federal Crop Insurance Corp., 651 Fed.Appx. 611 (9th cir. 2016) (stating that failure to seek arbitration did not bar action)

Farm Management Co., LLC v. Rural Community Insurance Agency, Inc., No. 14-CV-5024-EFS, 2015 WL 1809789 (E.D. Wash. 2015) (confirming arbitration award)

Olsen v. United States ex rel. the Fed. Crop Ins. Corp., No. 08-35228, 2009 WL 1638652 (9th Cir. 2009) (vacating arbitration award; arbitrators lacked authority to bound the U.S.)

Paramount Farms, Inc. v. Ventilex B.V., No. CV F 08-1027 LJO SMS, 2009 WL 161052 (E.D. Cal. 2009) (stating there is no evidence that the parties are bound to arbitrate)

Ahcom, Ltd. v. Smeding, No. C-07-1139 SC, 2009 WL 102851 (N.D. Cal. 2009) (enforcing arbitration award)

Bybee Farms LLC v. Snake River Sugar Co., No. CV-06-5007-FVS, 2008 WL 4454054 (E.D. Wash. 2008) (deciding negotiation clause does not imply that negotiation must be in good faith)

11 R Sales, Inc. v. Yarto, No. CV-07-3006-FVS,  2008 WL 4279577 (E.D. Wash. 2008) (claiming duress during negotiations)

Ahcom, Ltd. v. Smeding, No. C-07-1139 SC, 2008 WL 1701731 (N.D. Cal. 2008) (confirming arbitration award)

Olsen v. United States ex rel. U.S. Dep’t of Agric., 546 F.Supp.2d 1122 (E.D. Wash. 2008) (stating arbitration agreement’s binding effect on FCIC) Text

College of the Sequoias Farm v. White Gold Assoc., Inc., No. 1:07-CV-00014 AWI NEW (WMW), 2007 WL 2022040 (E.D. Cal. 2007) (upholding of arbitration agreement)

Flores v. Jewels Marketing and Agribusiness, No. CIV F 07-344 AWI WMW, 2007 WL 2022042 (E.D. Cal. 2007) (upholding an arbitration agreement)

Oceantrade S.A. v. Nuttery Farms, Inc., No. C 05-02589 WHA, 2005 WL 3299716 (N.D. Cal. 2005) (upholding an arbitration agreement)

William J. Mouren Farming, Inc. v. Great American Ins. Co., No. CV F 05-0031 AWI LJO,  2005 WL 2064129 (E.D. Cal. 2005) (discussing crop insurance arbitration dispute)

Farmers Alliance Mut. Ins. Co. v. Poco, LLC., No. CV-05-5063-FVS, 2005 WL 2035516 (E.D. Wash. 2005) (upholding arbitration clause)

Farmers Crop Ins. Alliance, Inc. v. Poco, LLC., No. CV-05-5058-AAM, 2005 WL 1898476 (E.D. Wash. 2005) (confirming arbitration award)

 


TENTH CIRCUIT

A&A Farms, LLC v. Rural Community Insurance Services, No. 15-1001-EFM-TJJ, 2015 WL 4478658 (D. Kan. 2015) (denying motion to overturn arbitration award)

Burrell v. Armijo, 456 F.3d 1159 (10th Cir. 2006) (failing to raise arbitration) Text

 


ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

Davis v. Producers Agricultural Insurance Co., No. 13-10648, 2014 WL 3844815 (11th Cir. 2014) (upholding an arbitration awarding on Risk Management Agency’s Final Agency Determination.)

Campbell’s Foliage, Inc. v. Federal Crop Insurance Corp., No. 11-CV-21666-KMM, 2013 WL 12086666 (S.D. FL 2013) (denying motion to vacate arbitration award)

Great American Insurance Co. v. Trach Duc Doan, No. 5:11-cv-342-Oc-34PRL, 2012 WL 13098715 (M.D. FL 2012) (confirming arbitration award of crop insurance case)

Krstic v. Producers Agriculture Insurance Company, CASE NO. 11-211131-CIV-LENARD/O’SULLIVAN, 2011 WL 13223732 (S.D. FL 2011) (compelling arbitration)

Great American Insurance Co. v. Moye, 733 F.Supp.2d 1298 (M.D. FL 2010) (confirming arbitration award of crop insurance case) Text


D.C. CIRCUIT

Syngenta Crop Prot., Inc. v. Drexel Chem. Co., 655 F.Supp.2d 54 (D.D.C. 2009) (stating decision to admit agreement not misconduct by arbitrator)

Abrams v. Vilsack,  655 F.Supp.2d 48 (D.D.C. 2009) (overturning decision of arbitrator; Track B in Pigford)

Pigford v. Vilsack, 613 F.Supp.2d 78 (D.D.C. 2009) (discussing relatedness of unsuccessful claims to successful claims for EAJA and EOCA attorney’s fees)


ARKANSAS

Looney v. Raby, 268 S.W.3d 345 (Ark. Ct. App. 2007) (discussing Arkansas Farm Mediation Act)

Slusser v. Farm Serv., Inc., 198 S.W.3d 106 (Ark. 2004) (holding statutory arbitration clause in dealing with defective seed is controlling)

Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Archer, 147 S.W.3d 681 (Ark. 2004) (holding arbitration clause in hog production contracts lacked mutuality of obligation)

IGF Insurance Co.v. Hat Creek Partnership, 349 Ark. 133 (Ark. 2002) (overturning decision that Federal Crop Insurance Act preempted statute making arbitration clause unenforceable)


CALIFORNIA

Gerawan Farming, Inc. v. Agricultural Labor Relations Board, 265 Cal.Rptr.3d 752 (Cal. Ct. App. 2020) (stating duty to bargain in good faith applied outside of mandatory mediator’s presence)

Agri-Systems, Inc. v. Foster Poultry Farms, 85 Cal.Rptr.3d 917 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008) (concerning ethics and arbitration)

Hess Collection Winery v. Cal. Agric. Labor Relations Bd., 140 Cal.App.4th 1584 (Cal. Ct. App. 2006) (discussing agricultural labor dispute settlement)


COLORADO

E-21 Engineering v. Steve Stock & Assocs., No. 09CA1840, 2010 WL 3035168 (Colo. Ct. App. Aug. 5, 2010) (discussing agreement regarding seed storage facility construction project)


GEORGIA

Bullington v. Blakely Crop Hail, Inc., 668 S.E.2d 732 (Ga. Ct. App. 2008) (discussing request for arbitration and crop insurance)

Rushing v. Gold Kist, Inc., 256 Ga. App. 115 (Ga. Ct. App. 2002) (concerning cooperative forcing binding arbitration on member)


ILLINOIS

Trimble v. Graves, 409 Ill.App.3d 506 (Ill. App. 2011) (vacating arbitration award that allowed lessee of cows to determine how much they owed lessor, compelling arbitration under new arbitrators)

Timmerman v. Grain Exch., LLC, 915 N.E.2d 113 (Ill. App. Ct. 2009) (failing  show arbitration provision was incorporated into the contract)

Williams v. Jo-Carroll Energy, Inc., 890 N.E.2d 566 (Ill. Ct. App. 2008) (holding mandatory arbitration clause upheld against dairy farmers)


IOWA

Schaefer v. Putnam, 841 N.W.2d 68 (Iowa 2013) (holding farm creditor was not required to obtain mediation release prior to filing counterclaim seeking foreclosure)

Bartlett Grain Co, LP v. Sheeder, 829 N.W.2d 18 (Iowa 2013) (directing district court to confirm arbitration award)

Gannon v. Rumbaugh, 772 N.W.2d 258 (Iowa Ct. App. 2009) (holding statutory farm mediation services requirement applied to nuisance claims)

Klinge v. Bentien, 725 N.W.2d 13 (Iowa 2006) (discussing failure to obtain release under farm mediation statute)

Diaz v. Thompson, 691 N.W.2d 744 (Iowa Ct. App. 2004) (mandating mediation provision for debts secured by agricultural land)

Iowa State Bank & Trust Co. v. Michel, 683 N.W.2d 95 (Iowa 2004) (discussing farm mediation statute)

Agco Corp. v. Anderson, No. 02-1428, 2003 WL 22346954 (Iowa Ct. App. 2003) (denying confirmation of an arbitration award)

Kent Feeds, Inc. v. Manthei, 646 N.W.2d 87 (Iowa 2002) (mandating mediation release for agricultural property)

Heaberlin Farms, Inc. v. IGF Insurance Co., 641 N.W.2d 816 (Iowa 2002) (reversing district court decision to refuse to enforce arbitration clause)


LOUISIANA

Hanlon v. Monsanto Ag Products LLC,124 So.3d 535 (La. Ct. App. 2013) (holding arbitration clause was not adhesionary)

Tubbs Rice Dryers, Inc. v. Martin, 33 So. 3d 926 (La. Ct. App. Feb. 24, 2010) (discussing breach of contract against farmer for failure to deliver grain)

Marsh Farms v. Olvey, 974 So.2d 194 (La. Ct. App. 2008) (discussing arbitration clause on agricultural land lease)

Clark v. Trus Joist MacMillian, 836 So.2d 454 (La. Ct. App. 2002) (rescinding order for mediation)

Hobbs v. IGF Ins. Co., 834 So.2d 1069 (La. Ct. App. 2002) (holding crop insurance contract’s mandatory arbitration clause was invalid under state law)


MASSACHUSETTS

Abraham Copley Square, LP v. Badaoui, 891 N.E.2d 699 (Mass. App. Ct. 2008) (affirming court’s power to confirm arbitration award)


MINNESOTA

Waymouth Farms, Inc. v. Olam Americas, Inc., No. A08-1915, 2009 WL 1853186 (Minn. Ct. App. 2009) (stating arbitration clause not binding)

Dykes v. Superior, Inc., 761 N.W.2d 892 (Minn. Ct. App. 2009) (releasing of other tortfeasors in settlement agreement) (reversed in part on other grounds)

Cargill Inc. v. Jorgenson Farms, 719 N.W.2d 226 (Minn. Ct. App. 2006) (holding without formation of a contract an arbitration clause is invalid)

Vaubel Farms, Inc. v. Shelby Farmers Mut., 679 N.W.2d 407 (Minn. Ct. App. 2004) (holding arbitration not a “suit” for purposes of an insurance contract)


MISSISSIPPI

Cmty. Bank of Miss. v. Stuckey, 52 S0.3d 1179 (Miss. 2010) (holding evidence was sufficient to find that wife did not sign arbitration agreement) (overturning Cmty. Bank of Miss. v. Stuckey, 53 So.3d 1)

Cmty. Bank of Miss. v. Stuckey, 53 So.3d 1 (Miss. Ct. App. 2009) (compelling arbitration on loan agreements)

Swindle v. Harvey, 23 So.3d 562 (Miss. Ct. App. 2009) (compelling arbitration on loan agreement)

Delta & Pine Land Co. v. Burns, 926 So.2d 901 (Miss. 2006) (discussing scope of Seed Act arbitration clause)

B.C. Rogers Poultry, Inc. v. Wedgeworth, 911 So.2d 483 (Miss. 2005) (limiting the scope of an arbitration clause in a poultry contract)

Sanderson Farms, Inc. v. Gatlin, 848 So.2d 828 (Miss. 2003) (stating it was a breach of arbitration agreement by refusing to pay half of the arbitration cost)


MISSOURI

Lovelace Farms, Inc. v. Marshall, 442 S.W.3d 202 (Mo. Ct. App. 2014) (confirming waiver of right to arbitrate)

JBS Farms, Inc. v. Fireman’s Fund Agribusiness, Inc., 205 S.W.3d 910 (Mo. Ct. App. 2006) (stating crop insurance clause requiring arbitration is binding)


MONTANA

Anderson v. Deere & Co., 393 Mont. 157 (Mont. 2018) (holding arbitration clause did not apply to claims brought by former owner against manufacturer)

Paulson v. Flathead Conservation Dist. 321 Mont. 364 (Mont. 2004) (discussing bias of arbitrator)


NEBRASKA

Karo v. Nau Country Insurance Co., 297 Neb. 798 (Neb. 2017) (holding that limitation period under Federal Arbitration Act applies to vacating arbitration award)

Kremer v. Rural Cmty. Ins. Co., 788 N.W.2d 538 (Neb. 2010) (discussing order to compel arbitration in crop insurance claim affirmed)


NEW JERSEY

Morgan v. Parra, No. L-235-11, 2013 WL 1500467 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. 2013) (stating plaintiff’s consumer fraud claims fall under the mediation and arbitration of the parties’ agreement to purchase horses)


NORTH CAROLINA

In re W.W. Jarvis & Sons, 671 S.E.2d 534 (N.C. Ct. App. 2009) (considering extent of arbitration clause; dissolution of partnership)

Powell v. Bulluck, 573 S.E.2d 699 (N.C. Ct. App. 2002) (failing to pursue mediation in a farm nuisance case)


OHIO

Town & Country Co-op Inc. v. Sabol Farms, No. 11CA0014, 2012 WL 5193400 (Ohio Ct. App. 2012) (waiving right to arbitration)


SOUTH CAROLINA

McMillan v. Gold Kist, Inc., 353 S.C. 353 (S.C. Ct. App. 2003) (stating cooperative is allowed to amend bylaws to insert mandatory arbitration clause)


SOUTH DAKOTA

Walsh v. Larsen, 705 N.W.2d 638 (S.D. 2005) (failing to offer mediation did not void foreclosure)

Double Diamond Const. v. Farmers co-op. Elevator Ass’n of Beresford, 680 N.W.2d 658 (S.D. 2004) (holding that arbitrator exceed his authority by failing to decide an issue submitted to him)


TEXAS

Gilbert v. Rain and Hail Insurance, No. 02-16-00277-CV, 2017 WL 710702 (Tex. App. 2017) (confirming arbitrator’s decision to conduct arbitration in plaintiff’s absence)

Venture Cotton Cooperative v. Freeman, 435 S.W.3d 222 (Tex. 2014) (holding that arbitration rules limiting recover under applicable statue invalid).

Appling Farms and Appling Interests, Ltd. v. Turner Management, Inc., No. 13-09-00051-CV,   2011 WL 319823 (Tex. App. 2011) (affirming denial of motion to compel arbitration)

Armtech Ins. Servs., Inc. v. Hamilton, No. 07-08-0325-CV, 2009 WL 498048 (Tex. App. 2009) (enforcing of arbitration award)

In re BNP Paribas, 2008 WL 2208933 (Tex. App. 2008) (denying arbitration clause is subject to immediate appeal)

Castano v. San Felipe Agric., Mfg., & Irr. Co., 147 S.W.3d 444 (Tex. App. 2004) (upholding of arbitration clause)


UTAH

HITORQ LLC v. TCC Veterinary Services Inc., 473 P.3d 1177 (Utah Ct. App. 2020) (stating that claims of one veterinarian against others in the clinic were arbitrable)

Selman, Inc. v. Box Edler County, 251 P.3d 804 (Utah 2011) (holding that Ombudsman’s Office had authority to arbitrate county’s action to quiet title)

Selman, Inc. v. Box Elder County, 208 P.3d 535, 2009 WL 1013731 (Utah Ct. App. 2009) (quieting title claims better adjudicated than arbitrated) (decision reversed)

Rawlings v. Rawlings, 200 P.3d 662 (Utah Ct. App. 2008) (holding sanctions for failing to appear at mediation session in good faith) (decision reversed on other grounds)


VIRGINIA

Bates v. McQueen, 270 Va. 95 (Va. 2018) (stating timber buyer’s right to attorney fees and amount of award were a matter for arbitration)


WASHINGTON

Ochoa Ag Unlimited, L.L.C. v. Delanoy, 114 P.3d 692 (Wash. Ct. App. 2005) (holding buyer of seed potatoes not subject to mandatory arbitration under the seed act)

Harmon v. Wilson, 116 Wash. App. 1015, 2003 WL 1193764 (Wash. Ct. App. 2003) (failing to raise jurisdictional question on arbitration clause waived the clause)


WISCONSIN

Winkelman v. Kraft Foods, Inc., 693 N.W.2d 756 (Wis. Ct. App. 2005) (affirming arbitration powers in dairy case) distinguished by Gallego v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 707 N.W.2d 539 (Wis. Ct. App. 2005)