Dell Wins Bid For Arbitration In Defective Laptop Suit

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 5:53 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday granted a request from Dell Inc. and ordered the plaintiff behind a proposed class action alleging the company sells defective laptops prone to overheating to enter arbitration with the computer giant.

Judge Michael A. Shipp ordered a stay of plaintiff Raheel Ahmad Khan's claims and said he must participate in the arbitration sessions, citing the terms of an agreement he consented to when he purchased his Inspiron 600m computer.

The two sides have been at odds over the enforceability...
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