(This article was originally published in Lawyers Weekly USA, Boston, MA, another Dolan Media publication.)The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments about whether a challenge to the validity of a contract as a whole invalidates the contract's arbitration clause.
Does Challenge to Entire Contract Invalidate Arbitration Clause?
After borrowing money from a payday lender, John Cardegna sued the company, Buckeye Check Cashing, for usurious rates. When the lender attempted to enforce an arbitration cl...