ADR Deals Bar Atty Fees In Nissan Defect Suits, Judges Say

Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 7:57 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey state appeals court Friday denied attorneys’ fees to two men who sued Nissan of North America Inc. for vehicle defects, ruling the men were not entitled to fees due to a mandatory alternative dispute resolution clause built into their vehicle warranties.

In a published decision, a three-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled in Nissan’s favor, saying Gene Fedor and Jingesh Ghandi were not eligible for attorneys’ fees as a matter of law because the men were bound...
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