Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis: Why the Court is Correct and Wrong
Fazio should show Speedy Delivery his hospital bills to recover any damages. Fazio also needs proof that the fire caused the wall to collapse and that he did what he could to prevent injuries to himself. My defense would be to have an inspection done on the fire damage to ensure that the wall was secured properly when in installed. I’d also like to know at what position was the bystander. Was Fazio walking past the construction site or was he a bystander watching the fire burn from a block away
Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 584 U.S. ___ (2018)
In your assignment this week please explain why the court got this correct AND explain why the court was wrong. Lastly, if you were the 10th justice how would you vote and why?
The court got the case correct due to the company having arbitration agreements in place. They sent out emails stating that if any employee needed to file a wage- hour claim it could only be brought through individual arbitration and that employee has to waive the right to participate in or receive any money or any other relief from a class action collective of representation proceedings. With a company having an arbitration clause in place, it allows the company to have the employee resolve the issue outside of court but instead by a third-party arbitrator. Meaning that two or three employees cannot go to the same attorney to present their case against