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Practice Area ; Forced Arbitration

Dang v. Samsung

This is a putative class action on behalf of people who purchased Samsung’s Galaxy S3 smartphone before learning that many of the technologies used in the phone allegedly infringed upon Apple patents—allegations which resulted in a multi-million-dollar jury verdict against Samsung. In response to this…

Cain v. Midland Funding

This was an appeal to the Maryland Court of Appeals to keep a consumer class action against debt buyer Midland Funding in court and to prevent Midland from forcing the dispute into arbitration on an individual, non-class basis. Midland had operated in Maryland for two…

Parnell v. CashCall

This is an appeal involving the enforceability of a payday lender’s arbitration agreement that purports to require arbitration in a forum that doesn’t exist, and pursuant to rules that don’t exist. Army veteran Joshua Parnell brought a class action against a predatory lender relating to…