Mass consumer arbitration is on! Ed tech company hit with 15,000 data breach claims

Alison Frankel reports:

A small Baltimore law firm has filed 15,107 demands for arbitration at the American Arbitration Association on behalf of consumers who allege they were affected by a 2018 data breach at the education technology company Chegg.

The arbitration demands follow an April 27 ruling from U.S. District Judge Richard Bennett of Baltimore that customers must arbitrate their claims against Chegg instead of suing in a class action.

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