SPLIT DECISION–ARBITRATION: 04-18-00465-CV, Shah v. Star Anesthesia
Today, the 4th Court issued an opinion in Shah v. Star Anesthesia, and affirmed the trial court’s confirmation of an arbitration award in favor of Appellee Star Anesthesia, P.A. and denial of Shah’s motion to vacate the arbitration award. The majority held that because there was no transcript of the arbitration proceedings, the appellant could not prove the arbitrator engaged in misconduct. The concurrence added that the record that was produced disproved the appellant’s claim that the arbitrator decided an issue, moral turpitude as “cause” for termination, that was not pled was.