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USA—ship owner denied arbitration as arbitration agreement not signed (Yang v Dongwon Industries)

Published on: 01 December 2017
Published by: Law360
  • USA—ship owner denied arbitration as arbitration agreement not signed (Yang v Dongwon Industries)
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Law360, New York: The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit refused to force the wife of a fishing boat engineer who was killed while working to arbitrate her case over his alleged wrongful death, concluding in a published opinion that the Korean ship owner could not rely on an arbitration clause in a contract it had not signed. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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