Mediation Case List

Healthcare/Bio-Pharma

  • $50,000,000 dispute over sharing ratio of profits and expenses under Inter-Institutional Agreement governing licensing of pharmaceutical patents;
  • $23,500,000 claims and counterclaims for breaches of Ancillary Provider Participation Agreement and healthcare plans for reimbursement of drug tests;
  • $22,000,000 claim for breach of computer installation agreement in healthcare industry;
  • $19,000,000 commercial claim for negligent manufacture and service of massive medical device;
  • $16,000,000 claim and counterclaim for non-payment under letter of intent to install healthcare claims processing systems;
  • $9,000,000 claim in healthcare industry for defective installation of computer system and related services;
  • $9,000,000 claim in healthcare industry between pharmacy benefits manager and nationwide health plan;
  • $7,000,000 claims for injunction and damages for breach of software license agreement for prescription management;
  • $3.5 million claims and counterclaims for breaches of Ancillary Provider Participation Agreement and healthcare plans for reimbursement of drug tests;
  • $3.4 million claims and counterclaims for breach of Facility Participation Agreement regarding payment for medical devices;
  • $2.7 million claim between physician group and national insurance company which had contracted to form an HMO/PPO;
  • $1.95 million claim and counterclaim for breach of computer system and services agreement in healthcare industry;
  • $840,000 claim for non-payment of healthcare services under Provider Services Agreement;
  • $660,000 claim for physician’s bonus, incentive, and consulting compensation;
  • $200,000 claim for supply of defective medical devices;
  • $200,000 securities and fraud claim by investors in healthcare venture;
  • Claim between healthcare provider and employees who left to join a competing business;

E-Commerce

  • $22,000,000 claim for breach of computer installation agreement in healthcare industry;
  • $16,000,000 claim and counterclaim for non-payment under letter of intent to install healthcare claims processing systems;
  • $9,000,000 claim in healthcare industry for defective installation of computer system and related services;
  • $7,000,000 claim for damages and injunction for breach of software installation agreement;
  • $7,000,000 claim to dissolve or buy out software development company;
  • $1.95 million claim and counterclaim for breach of computer system and services agreement in healthcare industry;
  • $1,000,000 claim to terminate web hosting and distribution agreement for legal documents;
  • $1,000,000 claim for breach and non-payment of facilities management agreement for computerized securities trading;
  • $1,000,000 computer licensing case involving Fortune 100 company which had contracted for a company-wide database management system in consumer retail sales industry;
  • $1,000,000 claims and counterclaims for breaches of computer installation contract in fiber optics and data communications industry;
  • $950,000 claim for breach of warranty regarding software products and services in financial industry;
  • $100,000 claim and counterclaims for breach of website design agreement;

Employment/Consulting/Sales Representative

  • $4,000,000 claim for commission as sales representative for international railway project;
  • $3.9 million claim for breach of employment agreement in entertainment industry;
  • $1.1 million claim for commission under international sales representative agreement in telecommunications industry;
  • $1,000,000 claims for breach of non-compete and usurpation of trade secrets in packaging industry;
  • $660,000 claim for physician’s bonus, incentive, and consulting compensation;
  • $655,000 claim for severance payment under employee incentive plan;
  • $125,000 claim for severance under employment agreement;
  • Claim between healthcare provider and employees who left to join a competing business;
  • Multiple employment arbitrations and mediations involving termination, discrimination, and other claims;

Real Estate

  • $27,000,000 claim to restructure leases for cell towers;
  • $13,000,000 claims and counterclaims from joint venture in landfill and real estate ownership;
  • $4.3 million claims and counterclaims to quiet title and damages for breach of title warranty;
  • $3,000,000 claim for unpaid broker’s commission for arranging financing for real estate development;
  • $650,000 claim for specific performance and rescission of real estate contract;
  • $565,000 claim for management fees and out of pocket expenses in real estate industry;
  • $162,000 claim for commercial real estate brokers commission;
  • $150,000 claim for buyout under joint venture agreement for a residence;
  • Claim between commercial tenant and landlord regarding lease renewal;
  • Claim for return of earnest money;

Manufacturing/Equipment

  • $15,000,000 claim and counterclaims involving the performance of a long-term supply agreement for tooling and equipment;
  • $5,000,000 claim for violation of trade secrets act, breach of non-competes, and copyright infringement in hydraulics industry;
  • $2,000,000 claim for breach of equipment lease financing agreement;
  • $600,000 claim for royalties under asset sale agreement in tool manufacturing industry;
  • $310,000 claim for non-payment of specialty manufactured products;

Services/Supplier/Distribution Contracts

  • $23,000,000 claim for damages for improper termination of international shoe distribution agreement;
  • $15,000,000 claim and counterclaims involving the performance of long-term supply agreement for tooling and equipment;
  • $7,000,000 claim for damages under interconnection agreements and federal and state tariffs in telecommunications industry;
  • $4,000,000 dispute between multinational corporations regarding supply contract pricing formula in petroleum industry;
  • $565,000 claim for management fees and out of pocket expenses in real estate industry;

Financial

  • $950,000 claim for breach of warranty regarding software products and services in financial industry;
  • $700,000 claim for return of investment in bank;
  • $655,000 claim for severance payment under employee incentive plan in financial industry;
  • $350,000 claim for non-payment of bank loan;

International

  • $23,000,000 claim for damages for improper termination of international shoe distribution agreement;
  • $4,000,000 claim for commission as sales representative for international railway project;
  • $1,000,000 claim to terminate international web hosting and distribution agreement for legal documents;
  • Claim for specific performance and $350,000 damages for breach of international auto franchise agreement;

Construction

  • $10,000,000 claim involving concrete casting forms used in bridge and other span construction;
  • $1.2 million multi-party dispute between national petroleum company, general contractor and subs;
  • $275,000 claim for breach of construction contract;
  • Claim by State of Illinois against contractor for tollway work;

Securities

  • $3,250,000 claim for breach of contract and fraud in stock buyout;
  • $1,000,000 claim for breach and non-payment of facilities management agreement for computerized securities trading;
  • $800,000 claim for mismanagement of investment account;
  • Declaratory judgment and $360,000 claim regarding buyout and breach of operating agreement in securities industry;
  • $200,000 securities and fraud claim by investors in healthcare venture;

Sales/UCC

  • $23,000,000 claim for damages for improper termination of international shoe distribution agreement;
  • $4,000,000 claim for commission as sales representative for international railway project;
  • $430,000 claim for non-performance of contract to purchase butter;
  • $310,000 claim for non-payment of specialty manufactured products;

Licensing

  • $50,000,000 dispute over sharing ratio of profits and expenses under Inter-Institutional Agreement governing licensing of pharmaceutical patents;
  • $7,000,000 claim for injunction and damages for breach of software license;
  • $6,000,000 claims and counterclaims for breaches of license agreement to sell coating fluid in printing industry;
  • $1,000,000 computer licensing case involving Fortune 100 company which had contracted for a company-wide database management system in retail sales industry;
  • Claim for breach of theater license agreement;

Intellectual Property

  • $50,000,000 dispute over sharing ratio of profits and expenses under Inter-Institutional Agreement governing licensing of pharmaceutical patents;
  • $5,000,000 claim for violation of trade secrets act, breach of non-competes, and copyright infringement in hydraulics industry;
  • $1,000,000 claims for breach of non-compete and usurpation of trade secrets in packaging industry;
  • Contract and copyright dispute for book and greeting cards;

Communications

  • $27,000,000 claim to modify cell tower agreement;
  • $7,000,000 claim for damages under interconnection agreements and federal and state tariffs in telecommunications industry;
  • $1.1 million claim for commission under international sales representative agreement in telecommunications industry;
  • $400,000 claim for breach of contract and fraud regarding installation of commercial telephone system;

Professional/Legal

  • $3,000,000 claim for unpaid broker’s commission for arranging financing for real estate development;
  • Renegotiation of law firm sharing and buyout agreement with aging partner;
  • $1,000,000 claim to terminate web hosting and distribution agreement for legal documents;
  • $400,000 claim for attorneys’ fees for post-arbitration enforcement;
  • $125,000 claim for severance under employment agreement;
  • Claim for wrongful termination by law firm;

Transportation

  • Negotiation of claims by auto dealers against manufacturer over warranty reimbursement;
  • $800,000 claim for violation of bankruptcy stay in truck transportation industry;
  • $400,000 claim for breach of contract and fraud regarding installation of commercial telephone system for auto dealer;
  • Claims for specific performance and $350,000 damages for breach of exclusive auto dealer franchise agreement;

Retail/Consumer

  • $1,000,000 computer licensing case involving Fortune 100 company which had contracted for a company-wide database management system in consumer retail sales industry;
  • $800,000 claim for violation of bankruptcy stay;
  • Contract and copyright dispute for book and greeting cards;

Environment

  • $13,000,000 claims and counterclaims from joint venture in landfill and real estate ownership;
  • $3,000,000 multi-party environmental remediation/real estate sale dispute;

Printing/Publishing/Packaging

  • $6,000,000 claims and counterclaims for breaches of license agreement to sell coating fluid in printing industry;
  • $1,000,000 claims for breach of non-compete and usurpation of trade secrets in packaging industry;

Corporate/Partnerships

  • $8,000,000 claim for balance due under stock purchase agreement;
  • $7,000,000 claim to dissolve or buy out software development company;
  • $600,000 claim for royalties under asset sale agreement in tool manufacturing industry;
  • Declaratory judgment and $360,000 claim regarding buyout and breach of operating agreement in securities industry;

Government/Military

  • Claim by State of Illinois against contractor for tollway work;

Commodities/Petroleum

  • $4,000,000 dispute between multinational corporations regarding contract pricing formula in petroleum industry;

Food/Agriculture

  • $430,000 claim for non-performance of contract to purchase butter;

Insurance

  • $350,000 claim for breach of settlement agreement in insurance industry;

Franchise

  • Negotiations of claims by group of auto dealers against manufacturer for violation of state franchise law;
  • $400,000 claim by franchisor for attorneys’ fees post-dispute;
  • Claims for specific performance and $350,000 damages for breach of exclusive auto dealer franchise agreement;
  • $270,000 claim for violation of exclusive franchise territory in amusement park industry;

Entertainment

  • $3.9 million claim for non-payment of salary and buyout in entertainment industry;
  • $270,000 claim for interference with exclusive amusement park territory;
  • Claim for breach of theater license agreement.