Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Stolt-Nielsen S.A. v. AnimalFeeds International Corp., most experts believed that class arbitration was virtually impossible. Stolt-Nielse... Read more
A recent decision in a case pending in a Mobile County Circuit Court resulted in a favorable development for consumers seeking to avoid arbitration. This was a case involving the purchase of... Read more
A federal appeals court handed car owners a victory by striking down a requirement that they arbitrate warranty disputes with dealers. Reversing a lower court ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Co... Read more
As has been widely reported, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a recent case (AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion) that an arbitration agreement can prohibit an individual from commencing or... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a case that will decide whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts state court decisions holding that a class action waiver in a consumer... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments recently in what has been referred to as a watershed arbitration case that poses significant questions about the scope and meaning of the Federal Arbit... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Petitioners, including Stolt-Nielsen SA, last month in a closely-watched antitrust case. The case dealt with an important issue involving arbitration... Read more
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