Last updated September 1, 2020
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For any claim (excluding claims for injunctive or other equitable relief) where the total amount of the award sought is less than $10,000, the party requesting relief may elect to resolve the dispute in a cost effective manner through binding non-appearance-based arbitration. In the event a party elects arbitration, such dispute will be finally settled in Los Angeles County, California using the English language in accordance with the Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures of Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. then in effect . Each party will be responsible for its share of the arbitration fees in accordance with the applicable arbitration rules. The arbitrator’s decision will be final and legally binding, and judgment may be entered thereon in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding the foregoing, each party will have the right to institute an action in a court of proper jurisdiction for injunctive or other equitable relief pending a final decision by the arbitrator.
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