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West Virginia Supreme Court Applies Doctrine of Severability to Enforce Lease’s Arbitration Provision, Despite Other Provisions Contemplating Litigation in Court

SWN Prod. Co., LLC v. Long, 2017 W. Va. LEXIS 892 (W. Va. Oct. 18, 2017) Respondents Richard and Mary Long (“Respondents” or “Lessors”) brought a state court action against Petitioner SWN Production Company, LLC (“Petitioner” or “Lessee”) seeking to … Continue reading

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Federal District Court in South Dakota Compels Arbitration Despite Defendant’s Failure to First Submit the Dispute to the Project Engineer as Required by the Disputes Clause

Dlorah, Inc. v. KLE Constr., LLC, No. CIV. 16-5102-JLV, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11043 (D.S.D. July 17, 2017) Plaintiff, Dlorah, Inc. (“Dlorah”), filed suit against defendant, KLE Construction, LLC (“KLE”), in connection with an agreement for KLE to perform construction … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Holds that Indian Tribe Agreed to Waive Sovereign Immunity

Sokaogon Gaming Enterprise Corp. v. Tushie-Montgomery Assocs, Inc., 86 F.3d 656, 1996 U.S. App.LEXIS 13399 (7th Cir. June 5, 1996) District Court erred in granting summary judgment in favor of Indian tribe on grounds of tribe’s sovereign immunity; by signing … Continue reading

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