This review covers decisions in commercial, labor-management and accident claims cases, arranged under four headings: I. The Arbitration Clause and the Arbitrable Issue; II. The Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements; III. The Arbitrator and the Proceedings; and IV. The Award.
I. THE ARBITRATION CLAUSE AND THE ARBITRABLE ISSUE
UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE — PASSENGER OF SUICIDAL DRIVER — CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE — ARBITRABILITY — NEW YORK
MVAIC coverage will not be denied to claimant where he was merely the passenger of a driver who may have been a suicide. Claimant's contributory negligence is an issue for the arbitrator. Matter of Hilton (MVAIC), 53 Misc. 2d 823 (1967).