California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 09, 2023
Fuentes v. Empire Nissan, Inc., S280256.

#23-160 Fuentes v. Empire Nissan, Inc., S280256. (B314490; 90 Cal.App.5th 919; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 20STCV35350.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed an order denying a petition to compel arbitration in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Is the form arbitration agreement that the employer here required prospective employees to sign as a condition of employment unenforceable against an employee due to unconscionability?

Petition for review granted: 8/09/2023

Case fully briefed: 3/28/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.