ANNUAL UPDATE OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CASES AND LEGISLATION
Written by Paul J. Dubow*
The matters discussed below include cases issued in 2022 by California courts and federal courts that have jurisdiction over California that may be of interest to attorneys drafting contracts containing arbitration or mediation clauses.
B.D. V. BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC., 76 CAL. APP. 5TH 931 BERMAN V. FREEDOM FINANCIAL NETWORK LLC, 30 F.4TH 849
We report these two cases together because they illustrate how and how not to create a path to an enforceable arbitration agreement when the vendor’s product is purchased on the Internet.