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arbitrator

[är′bətrā′tər]
Etymology: L, arbiter, umpire
an impartial person appointed to resolve a dispute between parties. The arbitrator listens to the evidence presented by the parties in an informal hearing and attempts to arrive at a resolution acceptable to both parties. arbitration, n.
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109) Oral communications between a nonneutral and the third arbitrator, concerning any matter or issue pertinent to the case, are prohibited in the absence of the other non-neutral arbitrator.
The test to determine whether the doubts are justifiable is "if a reasonable and informed third party would reach the conclusion that there was a likelihood that the arbitrator may be influenced by factors other than the merits of the case as presented by the parties in reaching his or her decision.
An overhaul of the Bar's free fee arbitration program that will screen cases and seek to bring in more volunteer arbitrators has been approved by the Bar Board of Governors.
One arbitrator handled 68 cases in one day and decided against consumers every time, giving the credit card companies and debt buyers the full amounts they demanded.
In a single arbitrator case, each party may strike three names on a preemptory basis.
Assign to the arbitrator the prescribed task of finding facts;
This article will explain what an arbitrator does, how to prepare to be one and what pitfalls to avoid.
In September 2004, the arbitrator issued an award denying Hercules' additional damages claim, Harbert's counterclaims including the claims for delay damages, and each party's attorneys' fees claims.
In the standard FOA model, the arbitrator formulates a notion of the ideal settlement and then chooses the closest offer as the award.
Arbitrator Eli Chernow, a retired Los Angeles Superior Court judge, announced the award late Friday, Greaves said.
The dearth of experienced arbitrators can be attributed to arbitration clauses in most life and health reinsurance agreements that require arbitrators be present or former officers or directors of life or health insurance companies.
In addition NASD and NYSE have standard procedures for ensuring that arbitrators selected to hear cases do not have conflicts and for evaluating arbitrator performance.