Arbitration Clause

  • Equifax proves case against forced arbitration

    … those affected by the breach a free, one-year credit monitoring service called TrustedID Premier, which will watch credit reports for suspicious activity, lock and unlock Equifax credit reports, scan the internet for Social Security numbers, and add insurance for identity theft. But the service includes a forced arbitration clause, which pushes all…

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 15 readers -

    … As you know from prior postings, arbitration is a creature of contract. Hence, if you want your disputes to be resolved through arbitration, as opposed to litigation, make sure to include an arbitration provision in your agreement that covers all disputes arising out of or relating to the agreement. Under certain circumstances, a non…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 13 readers -
  • Arbitration in Action – How it Can Affect Employees

    … World Example of Arbitration Needless to say, I am not a fan of arbitration. In a real world example, arbitration has taken center stage in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by reporter Gretchen Carlson against Roger Ailes of Fox News. This Washington Post article is a primer for everything you ever wanted to know about arbitration and it explores…

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 23 readers -
  • Arbitration and the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB)

    … Arbitration and the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB) Posted on Nov 16, 2015 By Ron Sykstus November 16, 2015 by Ron Sykstus It is commonly thought that arbitration benefits everyone since it prohibits someone from suing an entity (usually a corporation) for something that was allegedly done wrong. The common refrain…

    Ron Sykstus/ Bond and Botes- 50 readers -
  • Court Orders Arbitration for False Claims Act

    … long been the subject of arbitration provisions too. And today, we add False Claims Act cases! In a very bizarre ruling, a judge in Cincinnati, Ohio ruled that an arbitration clause in an employment contract could be used to force three nurses to arbitrate government fraud claims arising under the False Claims Act. To our knowledge, it is one…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Are Corporations Treating Our Troops (And You) Fairly?

    … for businesses to avoid lawsuits and they are lobbying hard against proposed legislation that would change that. Arbitration saves companies money while denying rights to claimants. A number of trade groups contacted legislators last year, asking them for time to make internal changes. It is doubtful that the corporations have much interest in fixing…

    Greg Webb/ MichieHamlett- 12 readers -
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