Announcement Date: February 5, 2014
At the last minute In January of 2014, Mr. Vanderpool was retained to try a binding arbitration case in Los Angeles at JAMS. The case was arbitrated for four days in January of 2014 at JAMS Santa Monica office. On April 2, 2014, the arbitrator issued her award. Mr. Vanderpool completely prevailed on all claims and counterclaims and obtained an $800,000.00 binding arbitration award for his medical management and billing client against a well-known medical imaging company located in the Valley. The medical imaging company brought numerous claims against Mr. Vanderpool’s client, including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, intentional interference with contract, unfair business practices, conversion, and declaratory/injunctive relief. The medical imaging company sought the return of over $8,000,000.00 in files from Mr. Vanderpool’s client without having to pay the file return fee. Mr. Vanderpool completely prevailed as to all causes of action, and the arbitrator ordered the medical imaging company to pay the return fee.