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U.S. Supreme Court Says: We Mean It--You Can’t Single Out Arbitration Agreements for Disfavored Treatment

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On Monday, May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its latest reminder to state and lower federal courts that they must treat arbitration agreements as equally valid as all other contracts.  In Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership v. Clark et al., 581 U.S. ___ (2017), the Court confronted a rule imposed by the Kentucky Supreme … Continue reading this entry

Shouldn't You Be Using Arbitration Agreements to Reduce the Costs of Litigation and the Risk of Class Action Claims?

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Businesses across the country regularly bemoan the time and expense of litigation. Even when businesses are successful in defending non-meritorious consumer claims alleging unfair or deceptive practices, false advertising, technical violations of statutory rules, and so on, they nonetheless essentially suffer defeat because of the time and resources they expend to fend off such claims. … Continue reading this entry