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Analysis of “The National Hockey League and Salary Arbitration: Time for a Line Change”

Thanks to Sports Law Blog, I came across a very interesting article in the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution titled The National Hockey League and Salary Arbitration: Time for a Line Change [Entire Note in LexisNexis]. Even if you have a LexisNexis subscription, reading the entire note produced by Stephen M. Yoost may require […]

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Screw Arbitration, Throw Me The Rock!

Today there was a very interesting article in a blog that I subscribe to called: Concurring Opinions. In a post titled, “Rock, Paper, Scissors ADR”, Dave Hoffman reports on a case where a federal judge in Florida decided to resolve a dispute between two attorneys that could not resolve any issue between themselves. According to […]

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The Arbitration Battle: Advatange – Team

100 baseball players entered the arbitration season, and the average salary obtained after the hearings (or after a deal was brokered before a hearing took place) is $2.5 million. While that number may not seem too shabby, the trend since 2004 is that arbitration verdicts (or prior settlements) are decreasing in monitary value yearly. In […]

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Alfonso Soriano’s arbitration case

So with the client only winning 40% of arbitration cases, it should not be suprising the Alfonso Soriano (now of the Washington Nationals) lost his hearing for $12 million per year. In baseball, Final Offer Arbitration is used, which has the team and player both submit their “final offers” to the panel of three arbitrators, […]

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Arbitration…good or bad?

This post seems apropos since it is February, and February is the season for abritration. In a previous post titled, “Want to be an MLB agent? (Part I…of many)”, arbitration in baseball was briefly discussed. It was noted that: A player may become eligible for salary arbitration one of two ways: A player with less […]