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Notice of Arbitration; Process
Before contacting another agency for any dispute arising from users use of Services for any reason, users agree to Report a Grievance here to GossipDepot.com and allow GossipDepot.com 90 days to resolve your grievance before contacting a third party agency. Failure to notify GossipDepot.com of users grievance 90 days before contacting a third party to resolve users grievance will be considered a chargeback. For each chargeback that forced a fee upon GossipDepot.com will be paid by the violating users 150% of what we are charged. Users who intends to seek arbitration must first send a written notice of the dispute by certified U.S. Mail (signature required) to: 3877 Winchester Road Ste 6 Memphis, TN 38118, attention: GossipDepot.com- Arbitration. The Notice of Arbitration must:
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If the arbitrator finds that either the substance of Prosecuting Parties claim or the relief sought in the demand is frivolous or brought for an improper purpose (as measured by the standards set forth in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11(b)), then the Prosecuting Parties agrees to reimburse Defending Parties for any payment previously disbursed and of all fees incurred by the arbitration process. Regardless of the manner in which the arbitration is conducted, the arbitrator must issue a reasoned written decision sufficient to explain the essential findings and conclusions on which the decision and award, if any, are based. The arbitrator may make rulings and resolve disputes as to the payment and reimbursement of fees or expenses at any time during the proceeding and upon request from either Party made within 14 days of the arbitrator’s ruling on the merits.
Modifications to Arbitration Policies
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