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Prejudice not required to show party waived arbitration right, SCOTUS rules
26/05/2022
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John van der Luit-Drummond, Editor

The US Supreme Court unanimously held this week that federal judges should not adopt novel rules to favour arbitration over litigation – specifically arbitration-specific waiver rules that demand a showing of prejudice.

Morgan v Sundance Inc began as a wage theft dispute brought by Robyn Morgan, who for three months in 2015 was employed by Sundance, the owner of more than 150 Taco Bell franchises nationwide.

 


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