Arbitration awards are difficult to overturn, but the Rhode Island Supreme Court has ruled, in a 3-2 split decision, that an arbitrator manifestly disregarded the parties’ contract in his decision, and has vacated that award.
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Stan Martin holds a law degree and an undergraduate degree in architecture. He has been involved with the construction industry for more than 45 years, working in construction prior to law school and beginning his construction law practice. Over the course of his career, he has served on boards and committees for organizations including the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, the Boston Society of Architects, and the Massachusetts Building Congress.