Tag Archives: preemption

09-893 AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion

Civil Procedure Arbitration; preemption A state rule that mandatory arbitration is unconscionable, because it does not permit classwide proceedings, is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act. Class arbitration, to the extent it is manufactured by Discover Bank rather than consensual, ...

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09-152 Bruesewitz v. Wyeth, LLC

Torts Vaccines; preemption The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 preempts all design-defect claims against vaccine manufacturers brought by plaintiffs seeking compensation for injury or death caused by a vaccine’s side effects. Section 300aa–22(b)(1)’s text suggests that a vaccine’s ...

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