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Civil Procedure Keyed to Cross
Flemma v. Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
Citation:303 P.3d 814 (N.M. 2013)
Edward Flemma (Plaintiff) was terminated by his employer, Halliburton Energy Services (Defendant). Plaintiff brought suit against Defendant for wrongful retaliatory discharge, arguing that he was fired for expressing safety concerns about a new facility. Defendant filed a motion to compel arbitration, arguing that Plaintiff had agreed to a binding arbitration agreement that they mailed to him in Texas. Plaintiff argued that the arbitration agreement was unenforceable both because he never received or assented to it and the Defendant’s ability to modify the terms of the agreement after a claim was accrued makes the agreement illusory.
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