New Civil Procedure Rules For Review of Arbitration Awards Now In Effect

One issue which has been the subject of many recent Alabama Supreme Court opinions is the proper procedure by which to review arbitration awards in the trial court.  In response to these cases, the court has instuituted new rules setting out the proper procedure.  These rules went into effect on February 1, 2009.  Be sure to check our the new Ala. R. Civ. P. 71B and 71C for the procedures to be followed.