Practices


Arbitration Clause Destroys American Dream

November 2, 2007 - Five years ago, Jordan Fogal's dream house was turned into a living nightmare after her builders ripped her off with shoddy construction and then hid behind the arbitration clause in the... Read More


Mandatory Arbitration Stinks

October 31, 2007 - Most cardholders don't realize it, but they've agreed to have all disputes settled by arbitration firms that tend to favor the card-issuing banks. Read More


Arbitrators Award Multimillion Judgment to Kansas City Widow

October 30, 2007 - Arbitrators have awarded $6 million to the widow of a prominent Kansas City doctor who was killed while trying to help at an accident scene. Read More



How Arbitration Steals Your Day in Court

October 26, 2007 - If I told you there was a courtroom in America where consumers lose lawsuits to businesses 94 percent of the time, and there is no chance to appeal, you'd probably never want to go... Read More


Class Action Settlement with Sprint is Approved

October 24, 2007 - Sprint Nextel Corp. will pay $30 million to settle a class action lawsuit accusing it and AT&T Corp. of overcharging customers for assessments that help pay for subsidized phone services. Read More


Congress Should Ban Mandatory Pre-Dispute Consumer Arbitration

October 10, 2007 - Every person in the United States who has a credit card, buys a car, signs up for a cell-phone plan, or enters into any other kind of consumer transaction has a mandatory arbitration... Read More


The Record of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is Anti-Worker and Anti-Consumer

September 25, 2007 - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has become one of the strongest lobbying organizations in the country. They have their considerable influence in a number of areas. Without a doubt, one of... Read More


Firm Must Pay $521 Million in Damages Over Bad Audits

September 17, 2007 - A jury has ordered BDO Seidman, the nation's fifth-ranked accounting firm, to pay more than $351 million in punitive damages in a lawsuite, bringing BDO's potential liability in the case to... Read More


Alfa

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