Sep 292011
 
Avoiding Class-Actions in Terms of Service

There’s been a lot of discussion in the past few months about services that use their terms of service to avoid class action lawsuits. It all started when,  in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, the US Supreme Court ruled a service’s Terms of Service could require disputes to be resolved in arbitration without the ability to arbitrate as a class. This overturned a rule that had existed in California, which found such provisions unconscionable, and thus [...]