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Arbitration Compelled In FCRA Dispute: Washington Federal Court Rules In Student Loan Servicer's Favor, Citing Broad Language In Underlying Note
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United States
14 Nov 2018
Eleventh Circuit: Availability Of Class Arbitration Where Agreement Is Silent Is Question Of Arbitrability For Court To Decide
On September 19, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion illustrating the importance of careful drafting of arbitration agreements.
United States
26 Sep 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers In Employment Contracts, Adding To Its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment contracts that requires employees to arbitrate...
United States
24 May 2018
CFPB Issues Guidance To Small Businesses On Complying With Rule Banning Class Action Waivers
On July 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its long-awaited final Rule banning class action waivers in arbitration provisions for covered entities, as well as requiring the covered entities...
United States
10 Oct 2017
Defendant Seeks To Stymie Plaintiffs False Pretense Claim Under The FCRA
In Patel v. Comcast Corporation, plaintiff consumer Mounang Patel brought a purported class action lawsuit against defendant Comcast Corporation, arguing that Comcast unlawfully obtains background checks...
United States
22 Aug 2017
CFPB Issues Rule Banning Class Action Waivers In Arbitration Provisions
On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its long-awaited final rule banning class action waivers in arbitration provisions for covered entities...
United States
20 Jul 2017
Ninth Circuit Rules That Court Can Acknowledge Context Of Communications In FDCPA Dispute
In Davis v. Hollins Law, the Ninth Circuit recently reversed a lower court's judgment in favor of the plaintiff on a claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, finding that the defendant debt...
United States
19 Aug 2016
FTC And Florida Attorney General Settle With Lead Generator Over Technical Support Scam
On July 13, the FTC filed a proposed settlement agreement in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida between a group of lead generators and the FTC and the Office of the Florida Attorney General.
United States
21 Jul 2016
New Supreme Court Arbitration Decision Foreshadows Confrontation With CFPB
The Supreme Court's latest arbitration decision is but the latest in a long line of decisions enforcing the strong federal policy enforcing arbitration clauses in consumer contracts.
United States
30 Dec 2015
Dish Network Fights Class Certification After Background Check Company Settles Claims
After a settlement involving claims against Sterling Infosystems, Inc. received final approval, Dish Network, LLC (Dish) continued to fight class certification against satellite television installers...
United States
3 Dec 2015
Sprint Settles With FTC For Violations Of Fair Credit Reporting Act
Pursuant to a stipulated order with the Federal Trade Commission, Sprint will pay $2.95 million in civil penalties for alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act's Risk-Based Pricing Rule.
United States
29 Oct 2015
Chuck E. Cheese Settles Background Check Lawsuit For $1.75 Million
This settlement serves as another reminder of the risks that employers face in conducting background checks on prospective employees.
United States
29 Jul 2015
Trade Groups Submit Comment Letter To CFPB Regarding Its Study On Consumer Arbitration
On July 13, the American Bankers Association, the Consumer Bankers Association, and The Financial Services Roundtable submitted a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
United States
16 Jul 2015
Firm And Pro Se Plaintiff Face Sanctions For Failing To Hold Settlement Conference In Debt Collection Suit
A dispute over the scheduling of a settlement conference ended with a California federal judge ordering a law firm and a pro se plaintiff to explain why they should not be disciplined for missing a deadline set by the court.
United States
30 Mar 2015
Did You Hear That? CFPB Report To Congress Sounds Death Knell For Arbitration Clauses
As anticipated, yesterday the CFPB announced the release of its report to Congress following the CFPBís study of arbitration agreements in connection with offering or providing consumer financial products or services.
United States
20 Mar 2015
United States
17 Mar 2015
Class Action FCRA Lawsuit Challenging Defendantís Employment Background Screening Disclosure Form Settles For $6.8 Million
In a class action settlement that was recently granted final approval, Publix Super Markets Inc. agreed to pay nearly $6.8 million in a class action lawsuit settlement...
United States
25 Feb 2015
Federal Court Rejects Unconscionability Argument In Forcing Debt Collection Arbitration
On January 20, a Missouri federal judge issued an order granting a debt collectorís Motion to Compel Arbitration in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
United States
6 Feb 2015
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