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Obama Administration Looking to Curb Mandatory Insurance Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:32:32 PM
Description: With just over a month left in office, President Obama and his administration is pressing states to curb the use of fine print arbitration clauses in contracts by insurance providers. The request comes via an insurance report recently released by


Lawsuit over Spam Texts Headed to Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:29:18 PM
Description: A lawsuit filed against tax preparers Jackson Hewitt, as well as its partners American Express and Restaurant.com could likely be settled through arbitration in the upcoming months. The Illinois man who filed the lawsuit alleges he received spam


Navy Reservist Believes He’s Entitled to More than Arbitration
6/29/2016 12:04:43 PM
Description: Kevin Ziober, a US Navy Reserve lieutenant was given a hero’s send-off from BLB Resources when he was deployed to Afghanistan in November 2012, but the well wishes quickly came to a halt a few hours after his farewell party when the soldier


Democratic Senators Propose Law to Deal with Mandatory Arbitration Clauses
2/21/2016 6:06:50 PM
Description: A new bill was recently introduced that, if passed, would limit a company’s ability to force consumers to settle grievances outside of court through arbitration. This practice has become increasingly popular for companies and they include


Nissan Store Successful in Arbitration Bid
1/7/2016 4:05:37 PM
Description: The California Court of Appeal recently turned down a consumer car buyer’s class action proposal against a Nissan store located in Sunnyvale. The buyer’s efforts were an attempt to circumvent the company’s arbitration clause, which


Senator Fights Back against Forced Arbitration
11/13/2015 6:33:19 PM
Description: US Senator Al Franken has once again called for limiting forced arbitration requirements when disputes arise between businesses, and their workers and customers. Franken spoke out again after the New York Times published information about contracts


Arbitration and the Case against Fantasy Sports Websites
10/23/2015 2:36:52 PM
Description: A new class action suit filed against fantasy sports sites DraftKings.com and FanDuel.com claim the only winners are a small group of fantasy experts. The remainder of people playing daily on these sites (approximately 90%) are propping up the


Ohio Arbitration Case Returns to Trial
10/6/2015 2:25:56 PM
Description: The case over a used Chevy Blazer spot-delivered by Ganley Chevrolet to Jeffrey and Stacy Felix has been in progress for more than 14 years because of the arbitration provision contained the purchase documents.  Most recently, the Ohio Supreme


Arbitrator to Hear Dispute over Unauthorized Text Messages Sent by Beats Music
9/3/2015 3:57:45 PM
Description:   An arbitrator will determined whether and how much Beats Music streaming service will need to pay for sending a text message to one of its subscribers. The subscriber, Megan Craddock, filed a class action lawsuit against the company,


Rural Residents Seek Arbitration against Windstream Communications to Solve their Internet Issues
7/10/2015 11:46:30 AM
Description: Numerous residents of St. Clair County have agreed to participate in a legal matter to improve their Internet speed and connectivity. The effort was the collaboration of three local attorneys against Windstream Communications and the attorneys say