Yahoo! could not enforce an online forum selection clause accepted when a user opened an e-mail account, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
Should a federal court subject a contractual forum selection clause to a balancing-of-conveniences analysis, even when it designates a specific alternative federal forum?
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a federal court should subject a contractual forum selection clause to a balancing-of-conveniences analysis, even when the clause designates a specific alternative federal forum.
Customers dissatisfied with their digital telecommunications service were bound by arbitration and forum selection clauses communicated in AT&T “clickwrap” agreements, the 10th Circuit has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
Lawsuits against cruise lines continue to sail into court over various injuries to passengers and crew members.
In the most recent high-profile cruise disaster, 32 people were killed when the Costa Concordia capsized off the shore of Italy’s Giglio Island in January. While initially the captain was blamed for being distracted, focus later turned to how dangerously close the ship hugged the coastline and reefs, a common highlight of the cruise experience, and how badly the cruise line and its equipment responded to the emergency.
The online seller of a male enhancement product could not enforce a forum selection clause on its website without showing that a purchaser actually read it, the New Jersey Appellate Division has ruled in reversing a dismissal.
A home remodeling customer is bound by a forum selection clause for a website she used to obtain referrals for building contractors, the Missouri Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a dismissal.
A married couple who resided in New Jersey and were injured during a vacation in the Bahamas are bound by the hotel’s forum selection clause, the 11th Circuit has ruled.