Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating cases involving Arbitration. However, our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of loss that may be the result of a commercial dispute.

    FCC looking to limit mandatory arbitration agreements in telecommunications contracts

    October 27, 2016 - Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it has started working on rules that would limit the use of arbitration agreements in contracts customers sign with Internet service... Read More


    ‘Tort reform’ harms us all

    July 5, 2011 - A column penned by Josh Moon and published in the Montgomery Advertiser on July 3 points out how recent legislation passed by Alabama's elected officials may take away your rights as a... Read More


    Hot Coffee documentary exposes who really gets burned by tort reform

    June 28, 2011 - Last night an original documentary film called Hot Coffee debuted on HBO. The film takes its name from the now-infamous legal case in which an elderly woman sued McDonald’s after she was... Read More


    NAF enters into consent decree with Minnesota AG following claims of consumer fraud

    July 19, 2009 - Last week, we told you about a lawsuit filed by Minnesota's attorney general against the nation's largest arbitration company. The suit, filed July 14, 2009, in Hennepin County District... Read More


    Minnesota AG files consumer fraud lawsuit against nation’s largest arbitration company

    July 15, 2009 - On July 14, 2009, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit against the National Arbitration Forum of Minnesota, the nation's largest arbitration company for consumer... Read More


    Halliburton Should be Ashamed of What it has Done to an Employee

    January 4, 2008 - The shameful treatment of a female employee working for a Halliburton company in Iraq by Halliburton officials is a disgrace. Read More


    Mandatory Arbitration is Bad for Consumers

    November 14, 2007 - Corporate America is taking away your rights and I hope you are not going to let them! You may ask...what can I do? Here is your answer. Read More


    In the Fine Print

    November 14, 2007 - Binding arbitration clauses that few consumers understand are in the fine print of nearly everything we do today from buying a home to cell phone contracts. Read More


    By Mandatory Arbitration We Lost Our Home and Our Right to a Trial by a Jury

    November 5, 2007 - The first night in our new home, my husband tried out new Jacuzzi tub on the third floor. When he pulled the plug, 100 gallons of water crashed through our dining room ceiling into the... Read More


    Binding Arbitration Bad for Consumers

    November 5, 2007 - You may have never heard of Binding Mandatory Arbitration, but that would not prevent this unfair practice, visited on unsuspecting consumers, from destroying your life. Read More


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