Monthly Archives: December 2015

U.S. top court rules for DirecTV in arbitration case | Reuters

This is a big deal.  California courts have been fighting for years to carve out exceptions to the general rule upholding arbitration agreements, especially those in consumer agreements.  This new case provides some clarity that if you sign a contract that includes an agreement to arbitrate, then you will arbitrate and you will not be able to file a lawsuit.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled for DirecTV Inc, backing the satellite television provider’s efforts to enforce arbitration agreements signed by its customers in California.

Source: U.S. top court rules for DirecTV in arbitration case | Reuters