A Texas Case Could Put Electronic Agreements In Jeopardy

Law360 (May 26, 2020, 5:23 PM EDT) -- In our ever-connected world, business moves at lightening fast speed and we have come to expect everything to be done with the click of a mouse. The same is true for signing important documents.

Whether it's an apartment lease or new-hire paperwork, electronic signatures have become the norm. But how reliable are they, and will they be upheld in court if one party claims they did not click that button to trigger the electronic signature?

An illustrative case, Aerotek Inc. et al. v. Boyd et al.[1] began when four employees filed a lawsuit against the staffing company that employed them for...

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