Arbitration Clauses Displace Consumer and Class Lawsuits

, New York Law Journal


In his Products Liability column, Herzfeld & Rubin member Michael Hoenig writes: For many litigants and lawyers it is, or soon will be, a "brave new world" in the universe of torts, class actions, and commercial litigation of all kinds - only many litigators may not know it yet. Arbitration has zoomed afresh onto the litigation scene, with form agreements and binding clauses tossing aside consumer class actions and personal injury and death lawsuits.

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