On February 19, 2021, the Ninth Circuit upheld a district court’s grant of a motion to compel arbitration in a putative class action lawsuit alleging violations of various California consumer protection statutes. The court rejected the Plaintiff’s argument that the Agreement was invalid under California law because its class action waiver prohibited her from seeking injunctive relief.
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