Md. Court of Appeals: Denied arbitration motions cannot be immediately appealed

Appeal must await verdict in lawsuit, Md. high court says

Businesses cannot appeal a judge’s refusal to compel arbitration of a lawsuit that is pending in a separate legal filing until that litigation ends, Maryland’s top court ruled Tuesday in a victory for consumers. The Court of Appeals’ 5-2 decision followed its similar 2013 ruling in American Bank Holdings Inc. v. Kavanagh that a judge’s refusal ...

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