Editorial: Class Actions And the Plight Of The Consumer Plaintiff

The Connecticut Law Tribune

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There has existed for some time a tension between two provisions commonly found in consumer contracts of adhesion; i.e., the requirement that all claims be resolved by arbitration and the prohibition against any claims being pursued in a class action.

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    I believe that the second to last sentence should read: "The trend among some state legislatures to render UNenforceable any waiver of the class action rights in consumer contracts should, therefore, be applauded and followed by other states."

    Read more: http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202656239179/Editorial-Class-Actions-And-the-Plight-Of-The-Consumer-Plaintiff

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