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August 28th, 2017

National Plaintiffs Radio

Not everyone at NPR is zealously anti-business. And not all their reporting about lawsuits targeting American businesses necessarily takes the side, implicitly or explicitly, of plaintiffs’ lawyers and their clients. But most of the public radio network’s legal reporting does, and two stories airing on the same day last week showed enough bias-by-omission to leave listeners wondering if NPR has come to stand for National Plaintiffs Radio . . . → Read More: National Plaintiffs Radio

January 15th, 2016

California High Court Leads Acceptance of Arbitration Clauses and More Reasonable Word Usage

As reported by autonews.com, a California Court of Appeal reversed its own past ruling about the validity of arbitration provisions. This course reversal follows a ruling by the California Supreme Court in a different case which found a nearly identical arbitration provision to be enforceable. . . . → Read More: California High Court Leads Acceptance of Arbitration Clauses and More Reasonable Word Usage

June 21st, 2013

Bad Decision on Arbitration from Florida Supreme Court May Rate a ‘Dishonorable Mention’

In stark contrast to a U.S. Supreme Court decision on the same day upholding an arbitration agreement, Florida’s notoriously trial lawyer-friendly high court yesterday overturned a lower court and threw out such an agreement freely entered into by a hernia patient and his surgeon . . . → Read More: Bad Decision on Arbitration from Florida Supreme Court May Rate a ‘Dishonorable Mention’

August 17th, 2012

By Backing Arbitration Clause, California High Court Strikes Blow for Common Sense

Striking a blow for common sense and contractual arbitration clauses, the California Supreme Court has ruled that a homeowners association must take its allegations of contruction defects against the developer to an arbitrator . . . → Read More: By Backing Arbitration Clause, California High Court Strikes Blow for Common Sense

July 22nd, 2011

He’s Phony Enough, He Lies Enough, and Doggone It, People Loath Him

Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberley Strassel today takes former comic and now comically phony U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to task for his shameless exploitation of rape allegations as a means to promote anti-arbitration legislation that his personal injury bar pals are eager to have enacted. . . . → Read More: He’s Phony Enough, He Lies Enough, and Doggone It, People Loath Him