Ninth Circuit Must Block Company’s Unfair Rules for Mass Arbitration

August 3, 2022

In “9th Circ. Must Block Cos.” Unfair Rules For Mass Arbitration” (Law360, Expert Analysis, August 3, 2022), Pollock Cohen and Sidney Cobb write about businesses like Verizon Wireless and Uber that are trying to shield themselves from mass arbitration actions.

In an upcoming appeal, Verizon has asked the Ninth Circuit to decide whether businesses can both force consumers and employees to arbitrate their claims and change their terms of service to make mass arbitration infeasible or impractical.

We explain that the Ninth Circuit should reject businesses' latest attempts to prevent consumers and employees from vindicating their rights.

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