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Aaa Filing Fees Ruled Not Unconscionable Arbitration

Friday, September 03, 2004 02:44 pm

 
Aaa Filing Fees Ruled Not Unconscionable Arbitration

A federal court applying Texas law has ruled that the filing fees charged by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) did not render an arbitration clause unconscionable or unenforceable.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration awarded a contract to URS Corporation for construction of an environmental reclamation facility in White Sands, New Mexico. URS subcontracted the piping work to Pro Tech Industries, Inc.

The subcontract stated that it would be governed by the law of Texas. The subcontract also called for binding arbitration of a [...]

 
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