These excerpts taken from the GMCR 10-K filed Dec 11, 2008.
11.1 Waiver of Jury Trial. By electing to participate in the Plan, each Participant (i) waives any right to a trial by jury in any action, proceeding or counterclaim concerning any rights under the Plan, or under any amendment, waiver, consent, instrument, document or other agreement delivered or which in the future may be delivered in connection therewith, and agrees that any such action, proceedings or counterclaim shall be tried before a court and not before a jury, and (ii) certifies that no officer, representative, or attorney of the Company has represented, expressly or otherwise, that the Company would not, in the event of any action, proceeding or counterclaim, seek to enforce the foregoing waivers.
11.2 Limitation of Liability. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Plan, neither the Company, nor any Subsidiary, nor the Administrator, nor any person acting on behalf of the Company, any Subsidiary, or the Administrator, shall be liable to any Participant or to the estate or beneficiary of any Participant by reason of any acceleration of income, or any additional tax, asserted by reason of the failure of an Award to satisfy the requirements of Section 409A; provided, that nothing in this Section 11.2 shall limit the ability of the Administrator or the Company to provide by separate express written agreement with a Participant for a gross-up payment or other payment in connection with any such tax or additional tax.