The appellant challenges the trial court's order denying its motion to compel arbitration of a school district's claims. It would be contrary to Texas policy favoring arbitration and against artful pleading to avoid arbitration to allow the school district to avoid its agreement to arbitrate claims or to piecemeal such claims in two forums simply because its contracting counterpart has merged with another company. That part of the trial court's order denying arbitration is reversed and remanded. Houston's 14th Court of Appeals, No. 14-12-00272-CV, 11-06-2012.
Cotton Commercial USA Inc. v. Clear Creek ISD
Tex. App. Dist. 14
November 7, 2012