6th Circuit: Classwide Arbitration Barred By Agreement Where No Mention Is Made

6th Circuit: Classwide Arbitration Barred By Agreement Where No Mention Is Made

CINCINNATI - An arbitration clause that makes no reference to a classwide proceeding does not permit such a solution to resolve a billing dispute, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Nov. 5, affirming a trial court opinion (Reed Elsevier, Inc., through its LexisNexis Division v. Craig Crockett, et al., No. 12-3574, 6th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 22408).

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