The Supreme Court of Maine has affirmed an order denying Uber’s motion to compel arbitration of claims that it and its subsidiary violated the Maine Human Rights Act. The action was filed after an Uber driver refused to drive plaintiff Patricia Sarchi, who is blind, because of her guide dog. Uber moved to compel arbitration pursuant to the terms and conditions of its user agreement. The plaintiffs (Sarchi and the Maine Human Rights Commission) argued that the manner in which the terms were presented rendered them, and the arbitration agreement, unenforceable…
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