Mandatory Arbitration: Better Strategies For Retailers
By Ari WeisbrotSeptember 26, 2017, 11:50 AM EDT
Law360, New York (September 26, 2017, 11:50 AM EDT) -- Ever since the invention of the lawsuit, there have been frivolous lawsuits. (See, Cain v. Abel, 4 Gen. 1 (B.C. 3500)) (dispute over who God loves more). Today, with over 15 million civil lawsuits filed each year in the United States, the volume of frivolous litigation has skyrocketed.
While experts and legislators have grappled with the problem for centuries, no serious inroads have been made to close the spigot. In the bizarre and confounding world of frivolous litigation, claims against “Big Retail” stand in a class...