Newly introduced legislation would allow plaintiffs to continue pursuing their claims in state trial courts even as defendants appeal a judge’s denial of their motion to arbitrate.

SB 365, introduced by Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, a former deputy city attorney, is sponsored by members of the plaintiffs bar who say current law allows defendants to handcuff litigation proceedings while seeking a favorable appellate ruling.

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