Ethical Michigan Attorney Oversees Arbitration for Individuals and Businesses
Skilled legal professional settles disputes and provides solutions
At Baratta & Baratta, P.C., I am an accomplished arbitrator. As an impartial listener and strategic problem solver, I work to develop fair and actionable solutions for disputing parties in the Mount Clemens area and throughout Michigan. By agreeing to submit a dispute to arbitration, you can avoid the financial and emotional drain of litigation. In addition, arbitration often allows the disputants to maintain their working relationship into the future.
Respected Michigan arbitrator handles conflicts of all types
Disputes often arise over the meaning of a specific clause, phrase or word within a signed contract. Conflicts also commonly stem from claims of mistreatment, negligence or failure to perform contractual or fiduciary duties.
The Federal Arbitration Act does not place limitations on the types of civil disputes that can be settled through arbitration, though Michigan has its own laws that set supplemental rules for the process. At Baratta & Baratta, P.C., I may help with arbitration for conflicts involving:
- Commercial transactions
- Construction contracts
- Employment contracts
- Real estate disagreements
- Insurance claims
- Tax issues
- Labor disputes
- Broker and securities issues
- Consumer fraud
- Defective products
- Unsafe property
- Nursing home abuse
Whether you are voluntarily entering into arbitration or are seeking an arbitrator to serve on a panel during forced arbitration, Baratta & Baratta, P.C. will carefully review the arguments presented by both sides before delivering terms for a settlement.
Experienced counselor helps clients reap the benefits of arbitration
Removing uncertainty from the dispute resolution process can be a source of comfort for many people. Other potential benefits of engaging in arbitration include:
- Lower costs
- Less hostility
- Time efficiency
- Private and confidential settlements
- Flexibility in rules and processes
- Open communication
An arbitrator is a neutral party who listens to testimony, considers evidence and then renders a decision — unlike a mediator, who actively participates in discussions and attempts to influence the parties. In the case of nonbinding arbitration, parties are free to reject the arbitrator’s decision and escalate the dispute to trial. In binding arbitration, both sides agree going in that they will accept whatever the arbitrator decides.
An arbitrator must not only be of unimpeachable character but also must have the business acumen to understand all the ramifications of their decision. You can trust me to have the integrity, knowledge and experience to provide an even-handed evaluation of any conflict.
Contact a capable Michigan arbitrator for help resolving disputes
Baratta & Baratta, P.C. offers skilled and impartial arbitration services. To schedule an appointment at my Mount Clemens office, contact me online or call me at 586-868-4305. I can work to spare you the expense and uncertainty associated with litigation, allowing you to move forward with your life or business.