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Unfair Forced Arbitration Favored by U.S. Supreme Court

Forced arbitration is raising some serious concerns for consumers. In the arbitration process, those who have entered into the agreement must settle their disputes with a neutral intermediary in lieu of going to court. But many consumers do not know that they have agreed to such a thing after making...

Medical Device Lawsuits & Ensuring Product Safety

Manufacturers of Unsafe Products Shielded by Supreme Court Ruling WASHINGTON, DC -- March 6, 2008 -- The Supreme Court ruled in favor of limiting lawsuits on product liability. It will now be difficult for individuals to sue faulty medical products that have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug...

Tire Rule Violated Safety Requirements

Appeals Court Requires Better Tire Pressure Monitoring Rule WASHINGTON, D.C. -- August 15, 2003 -- A lax rule concerning tire pressure monitoring systems was arbitrary and violated safety requirements, according to a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The rule did not meet the...