Car companies trying to escape liability by escaping the court system

This article by Christopher Jensen explains that the big automakers are trying to use aribtration clauses in consumers' contracts with auto dealers to escape liability in court in class actions and with respect to individual claims under state "lemon laws." I posted in February about a Ninth Circuit ruling rejecting an effort by Toyota to take advantage of arbitration clauses in consumer-dealer contracts. That ruling, Kramer v. Toyota Motor Corporation, can be read here.

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