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Arbitration Clauses on the Rise

POSTED: William PinilisNovember 2, 2015 at 1:54 PM / Consumer Rights, Class Action, Civil Rights, Consumer News

We've all heard the advice, "Beware the fine print,"  yet many of us still don't read it.  And according to The New York Times, millions of people are paying the price for ignoring it.

The New Legislation That Threatens Your Civil Rights

POSTED: William PinilisMay 6, 2015 at 12:09 PM / Consumer Rights, Civil Rights, Legislation

At the end of April, Rep. Bob Goodlatte introducted legislation that would make it essentially impossible for Americans to bring class-action lawsuits against corporations. H.R. 1927, the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015, would -- according to an article in the Huffington Post -- "strip away...

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