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The Hidden Cost of Cyber Monday Deals: Forced Arbitration

As Forbes reported this week, “Forget Cyber Monday, It's Cyber Week.” Many companies are extending their online sales all week long, with new deals being introduced every day. But Even the best cyber deals can come with a shockingly hefty price – your constitutional right to hold the retailer accountable in court if it cheats you, delivers a bad product, or loses your personal information in a data breach.  

Civil Justice in Ohio

The Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ) just released a new video in connection with their ongoing #RespectOhio #RespectforJuries campaign that advocates for the need for a strong civil justice system. 

Woman Cleared of Charges After Evidence Shows that Crash was Linked to Ignition Switch Defect

GM’s fatal ignition switch scandal continues to keep the issue of automobile safety in the forefront. Like so many previous cases, a lawsuit has uncovered what is an unfortunately recognizable pattern: an automobile manufacturer discovers a defective design, but refuses to fix it or even warn regulators because it puts profits before people.

Petition Delivered to PNC Financial and Wells Fargo Calling on the Banks to “Revoke Their License to Steal”

Most of the Nation’s Biggest Banks Are Using Forced Arbitration to Block Ripped-Off Consumers From Their Day in Court; CFPB Can Write a Rule

Honor Our Service Members by Restoring Their Rights: Stop Forced Arbitration!

This Veterans Day, we honor the service and sacrifice of the brave men and women of the U. S. Armed Forces by issuing a call to preserve and strengthen laws promoting their financial security by stopping forced arbitration. Take Action 

U.S. Chamber Sets Agenda to Eliminate Your Rights In New Congress

While not every race has been called and some ballots are still being counted, one thing is abundantly clear: the U.S. Chamber knows exactly what it wants from a Republican controlled Senate and the focus of its agenda is eliminating your legal rights.

The U.S. Chamber is not known for being transparent or consistent. That's a gross understatement. 

Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical to Remedy Workplace Gender Discrimination

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

Holding FedEx Accountable

Small business owners and American consumers rely on shippers like FedEx to send and receive merchandise, but as a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform, FedEx has been trying to avoid accountability by closing the courthouse doors on Americans, while at the same time, it doesn't hesitate to use the courts for its own advantage. Read more here.

Fact Sheet: Class Actions Are Critical to Remedy Workplace Racial Discrimination

This post was originally published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School and can be found here.

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