No. 06-10260.

487 F.3d 255 (2007)

AMERICAN LASER VISION, P.A., Plaintiff-Counter Defendant-Appellee, v. THE LASER VISION INSTITUTE, L.L.C. a/k/a The Lasik Vision Institute, Defendant-Counter Claimant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

May 16, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Randy J. McClanahan, Scott M. Clearman, Robert Espey (argued), Brian Dean Walsh, McClanahan & Clearman, Houston, TX, for American Laser Vision.

David John Schenck (argued), David Lawrence Horan, Jones Day, Dallas, TX, Lisa D. MacClugage, Paul O. Lopez, Tripp Scott, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, for Laser Vision Institute.

Before JONES, Chief Judge, and HIGGINBOTHAM and CLEMENT, Circuit Judges.


An ophthalmology company, once consisting of two doctors but eventually only one, arbitrated a complaint against a service company which helped run its clinics. The arbitrator awarded damages to the ophthalmology company, and the district court affirmed the award. Mindful of the uncertainty of the legal relationships in this case and the wide latitude given to arbitrators, we decline to vacate the award and affirm.


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