Arbitration – Motion to Vacate – Construction Contract – Upgrade Costs – Contractor’s LicenseE. Rick Miller Construction Co. v. Mugridge The arbitrator found that the defendant-owners relied on the plaintiff-contractor’s representations as to the costs of certain recommended upgrades to their “financial detriment”; however, the arbitrator also found that the owners didn’t typically ask the contractor questions about the cost of the upgrades. The arbitrator’s holding that the owners’ inattention “nullifie[d] any claim of deception” was not in manifest disregard of the law.
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Published: November 1, 2012
Time posted: 11:42 am