A massive study to be published in 2019 shows that arbitration can be beneficial to the plaintiffs’ bar and that the odds of victory increase significantly for parties represented by counsel.
We complete our series of summaries focusing on 2017 Awards by turning to Employee-Member cases in which the claimant requested more than nominal compensatory damages.
In this two-part survey, the latest in our series on 2017 Awards, we focus on the broker-dealers (BDs) with the largest number of Awards issued that year;
To close out this calendar year, we decided to investigate how the amount of compensatory damages claimed affects a customer Claimant’s case.
This survey considers a number of factors that we thought might well differ depending on the claim amount: the number of hearing sessions,