Hidden Cameras

An appeals court in Florida ruled that a provision in a contract between AirBnB and vacation renters did not unequivocally dictate that only an arbitrator, and not a judge, could decide the issue of arbitrability. The renters sued AirBnB after discovering the owner of the condominium they rented had hidden cameras throughout the property, which recorded “some private and intimate interactions” during their stay.

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Electric Scooters

A federal court in Texas ruled in favor of compelling arbitration in a suit against Lime Scooters brought by a woman who claimed she crashed while riding one of the company’s electric scooters because a software problem caused “sudden excessive braking.” The court found that by signing into the company’s mobile app, the woman agreed to arbitrate such claims. 

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