4 Ways To Help An Arbitration Pact Survive NJ Court

Law360, New York (July 6, 2016, 7:09 PM EDT) -- As the New Jersey judiciary continues to pick apart the enforceability of arbitration agreements between companies and consumers, the blueprint for writing a binding arbitration clause into a contract can seem elusive, but experts say that a few obvious guidelines are emerging to make sure claims are resolved out of court.

The New Jersey Supreme Court crippled the enforceability of arbitration agreements lacking a clear waiver of one's right to go to court in Atalese v. U.S. Legal Services Group LP in 2014, and it reinforced the principles of that noteworthy decision last month.

Ruling in the suit of two former...

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