NJ High Court Poised To Reshape Arbitration Disputes

Law360, Jersey City (August 13, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT) -- A 2014 New Jersey Supreme Court decision upping requirements for consumer arbitration agreements has made it easier for some plaintiffs to pursue claims in court and spurred companies to retrofit their contracts. Now, almost a year after Atalese v. U.S. Legal Services Group LP, the justices are considering another arbitration case that could bring even more changes.

The court is expected to hear arguments in Morgan v. Sanford Brown Institute later this year or early next year on whether enrollees with career training provider Sanford Brown Institute must arbitrate claims over their enrollment agreements, including New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act claims....

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