In its recent decision in Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, the United States Supreme Court affirmed its commitment to upholding the rulings of arbitrators “however good, bad, or ugly.” This decision is set to have grave effects on the rights of consumers in disputes with merchants or other large corporations because it further distances their decisions from review by a judge in all but the most egregious cases.
When you are purchasing your dream car, a new stereo sound system, or a diamond ring, you need to make sure you are protected with your significant acquisition if something goes awry. This need is especially important if your purchase does not include a warranty on the item, as you may need to be aware of how soon you need to act to protect your rights.
Yet waiting for too long could be outweighed by the Statue of Limitations for sale contracts. Continue reading