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Supreme Court prohibits states from banning arbitration clauses

The Supreme Court ruled today that consumers in California cannot rely on state law to get out of an arbitration clause that a business inserts in their contract. The court reasoned that the Federal Arbitration Act allows businesses to prohibit customers from filing a lawsuit against them, and instead require all disputes to be settled … Continue reading Supreme Court prohibits states from banning arbitration clauses »

How to get your money back in small claims court or arbitration

Filing a claim against your cable, internet or wireless provider in New York small claims court or arbitration can seem complicated. Here is a step-by-step comparison between the two.[1] Do I need an attorney? Small Claims Court: No. American Arbitration Association (AAA): No How much can I demand? Small Claims Court: It depends on where you … Continue reading How to get your money back in small claims court or arbitration »

Only 1 in 4 million AT&T customers goes to arbitration

Are you victim of AT&T data throttling? Don’t try to file a class-action AT&T has 120 million customers, but only 27 customers per year file an arbitration against the company, according to Judith Resnik, a leading scholar of consumer rights and access to justice. Resnik’s scathing report in the Yale Law Journal notes that 99.9% … Continue reading Only 1 in 4 million AT&T customers goes to arbitration »