We’ve seen a lot of, um, creative tactics by companies attempting to avoid mass arbitration by workers and consumers they’ve compelled to surrender their right to sue. There are the now-classic tactics of attacking plaintiffs' lawyers and refusing to pay arbitration fees, which, as you know, can add up to millions of dollars. Companies have tried to avail themselves of class actions – yes, the very devices their contracts prohibit – to disrupt mass arbitration. One company was accuse
A small Baltimore law firm has filed 15,107 demands for arbitration at the American Arbitration Association on behalf of consumers who allege they were affected by a 2018 data breach at the education technology company Chegg.