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Cruz v. Cingular Wireless, LLC, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 16811 (August 11, 2011)

LexisNexis Overview: Florida public policy that would invalidate waivers of class actions in cell phone customers' contracts was an obstacle to the Federal Arbitration Act's objective of enforcing arbitration agreements according to their terms, and was preempted; compelling individual arbitration...

Cruz v. Cingular Wireless, LLC, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 16811 (August 11, 2011)

LexisNexis Overview: Florida public policy that would invalidate waivers of class actions in cell phone customers' contracts was an obstacle to the Federal Arbitration Act's objective of enforcing arbitration agreements according to their terms, and was preempted; compelling individual arbitration...

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