§ 27-20.6-5. Arbitration.
(a) Whenever there exists a dispute between insurers under the provisions of this chapter, the dispute shall be submitted for resolution to an impartial, independent arbitrator who has no affiliation with either party to the dispute. The arbitrator shall be mutually agreed upon by the parties to the dispute. In the event that no mutual agreement can be reached, the arbitrator shall be appointed by the director of the department of business regulation from the list established under subsection (b) of this section. The fees of the arbitrator shall be paid by the losing party.
(b) The director of the department of business regulation shall establish a list of authorized arbitrators, each of whom shall be a member in good standing of the Rhode Island Bar Association, for use pursuant to the provisions of this section.
(P.L. 1989, ch. 373, § 1.)