Category: Arbitration Clauses

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Protecting Yourself and Your Legal Rights When Playing Pokémon GO

Most mobile games are harmless. When Candy Crush took the world by storm, it was definitely addictive and may have resulted in the occasional sore thumb, but it wasn’t really dangerous. Now, the latest game craze, Pokémon GO, has… Read More

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Are Arbitration Clauses Evil? Part 3

In part 1 and part 2 of this three-part blog we talked about how arbitration clauses work and why they’re controversial. In this part, we’ll talk about some advantages and disadvantages of putting an arbitration clause in your… Read More

Arbitration Clauses

Are Arbitration Clauses Evil?  Part 2

In part 1 of this three-part blog we talked about what arbitration clauses look like and how they work. In this part, we’ll talk about why they’re controversial. So what’s wrong with arbitration? On their face, arbitration clauses… Read More

Arbitration Clauses

Are Arbitration Clauses Evil? Part 1

The New York Times recently ran a three-part series on how arbitration clauses in many contracts “stack the decks” against consumers. These clauses include language like the following from a contract used by American Express: You or we… Read More