Spotlight Hits "Consumer Cancer" of Forced Arbitration
WILMINGTON, Del. – Check the fine print in legal contracts for online purchases, rental cars, cellphones and nursing homes, and you'll find the signer often must agree to arbitrate rather than sue the company in case of a dispute.
A New York Times investigation this week uncovers widespread ...
Investigation Probes "Forced Arbitration" in Consumer Contracts
OKLAHOMA CITY - Check the fine print in contracts for everything from cell phones to nursing homes, and you may find what's known as a mandatory arbitration clause - saying the signer agrees not to sue the company in case of a dispute, but to arbitrate instead. A New York Times investigation this ...
Pressure Builds to End "Forced Arbitration" in Consumer Contracts
NEWARK, N.J. - Legal advocates are pushing for regulations and legislation to end the practice of including so-called forced-arbitration clauses in consumer contracts. The clauses are the subject of a recent investigative report in The New York Times. The clauses take away the right to go to ...