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Arbitration Clause In Unsigned Contract Was Enforceable Arbitration

Wednesday, April 02, 2003 01:02 pm

 
Arbitration Clause In Unsigned Contract Was Enforceable Arbitration

A Tennessee court has ruled that an arbitration clause in a written, but unsigned, contract was enforceable under the Uniform Arbitration Act.

WRH Enterprises, LLC was planning to develop a residential subdivision in Shelby County. WRH obtained price quotations from T. R. Mills Contractors, Inc. The agreement was formalized using an AIA Document A101, "Standard Form of Agreement between Owner and Contractor." Document A101 incorporates by reference Document A201, general conditions which include a provision for binding arbitration of disputes.

The president of Mills Contractors signed Document A101, but no represent [...]

 
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