Enforcing Arbitration Agreements

In a recent case in 2nd District of the California Court of Appeal, Vasquez v San Miguel Produce, Inc. (2018 DJDAR 789), the Court held that an agency or similar relationship between a nonsignatory and one of the parties to an arbitration agreement allows enforcement of arbitration by the nonsignatory.  In the case, plaintiffs were employed…

JBB Successfully Defends Indemnity Case

  Julander, Brown & Bollard successfully defended an indemnity cross-complaint against its client, Arlon LLC, who was also awarded all of its attorney’s fees incurred in the defense.  Arlon sold its vinyl manufacturing business to Arlon Graphics in 2011.  As part of the Asset Purchase Agreement, Graphics agreed to assume responsibility under the existing building…