4th Circ. Uses Concepcion To Flip Wage Suit Arbitration Ruling

Law360, San Francisco (April 1, 2013, 8:06 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit on Monday reversed a Maryland federal court's ruling in a compensation case between Shuttle Express Inc. and a former driver, finding that the U.S. Supreme Court’s Concepcion ruling barred the district court from refusing to compel arbitration after the judge found the company's class action arbitration waiver unconscionable.

In its ruling, the Fourth Circuit sided with Shuttle Express' appeal, which argued that the Maryland court's refusal to enforce a class action waiver in the company's agreement with drivers conflicted with the U.S. Supreme...
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