Securing Nonparty Discovery in Arbitration
California law on nonparty discovery in arbitrations; only allowed if parties’ agreement incorporates CCP §123.085 or in tort disputes.
December 31, 2012
Parties to contractual arbitration possess a limited right to discovery in California. See California Code of Civil Procedure §1282.2(a)(2) (where amount in controversy exceeds $50,000, parties may demand an exchange of witness lists and copies of the documents to be presented at the hearing).
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