Adler v. Fred Lind Manor
Supreme Court of Washington
103 P.3d 773 (2004)
Adler (plaintiff) immigrated to the United States from Poland in 1990. In June 1992, Fred Lind Manor (Fred Lind) (defendant) hired Adler for a maintenance position. In 1995, Fred Lind required all employees to sign an arbitration agreement as a condition of their continued employment. In 2001, Adler hurt himself while at work. Adler’s doctor advised him to perform only “light duty” thereafter. Adler subsequently suffered additional work-related injuries. In June 2002, Fred Lind fired Adler because he was unable to perform his job. After pursuing and losing his claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Adler filed a complaint with the trial court. In its answer, Fred Lind argued that Adler was required to submit his claim to arbitration. Fred Lind moved to compel arbitration and stay proceedings. The trial court granted Fred Lind’s motion. The Supreme Court of Washington granted review.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Bridge, J.)
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