Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Consequences of Not Invoking a Right to Arbitrate

A class action is brought against a company notwithstanding an arbitration provision in the company’s standard contract. The company does not move to compel arbitration, but begins litigating the matter in federal court. A second plaintiff brings an identical class

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Sixth Circuit: Diaper Class Action Settlement Needs Changing

A recent Sixth Circuit opinion provides yet another cautionary tale in settling class actions without ensuring that the interests of the unnamed class members are properly served. This time, the settlement would have required absent class members to provide almost

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