Membership to Arbitration Forums is FREE and offers numerous benefits to its members.
Resolution of disputes takes only a fraction of the time compared to litigation. The time it takes from filing your case to hearing your case is usually less than 90 days
Dramatic reduction in legal cost/expense. There are no court costs or legal fees
No membership fees. Arbitration Forums charges a minimum filing fee of $35.
An average of $38 is recovered for every dollar spent on filing fees.
Neutral panels of over 11,800 claims professionals. Arbitration Forums assures members of high-quality arbitration decisions by utilizing over 11,800 arbitrators.
A User-friendly process. Filing a case through Arbitration Forums is a simple and user-friendly process.
Free Training Programs and Materials Available. Reference guides, online tutorials, and Webinars are offered to Arbitration Forums' members at no charge.
Over 75 years of experience. With over 75 years of experience in insurance-related dispute resolution and more than 949,000 cases processed annually, you are guaranteed a staff of knowledgeable people working for you.
A Nationwide network of over 5,300 companies. Through the years, Arbitration Forums has established a membership of over 5,300 insurers and self-insured organizations. See our Member Directory.
Available Forums and Programs
The services of Arbitration Forums, Inc. (AF) are available on a compulsory basis to all insurers, self-insured's, and commercial insured's with large retentions who have executed a signed agreement with AF.
All of AF's programs are designed with compulsory provisions requiring signatory members to forego the future litigation of disputes and have their differences settled within the applicable AF forum. The compulsory provisions specific to each of the forums are addressed in Article First of each of the agreements and addresses the requirement of signatories to bring disputes to arbitration.
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