9th Circ. Says Experian False Ad Suit Belongs In Arbitration

Law360 (October 21, 2020, 7:16 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday that a former Experian subscriber must arbitrate her false advertising claims against the consumer credit reporting company, finding that her single visit to the Experian website in 2018 does not allow her to invoke the company's updated arbitration terms, which are more lenient than the ones she agreed to when she bought its services years earlier.

In a unanimous, published decision, the panel found that a California federal court was right to send the claims to arbitration but disagreed with its reasoning, ruling that the terms that Rachel Stover explicitly agreed to in 2014 are binding...

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