An excellent resource for anyone interested in consumer law is http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/ which is the Consumer Law and Policy Blog. A recent article addressed the amazing question of whether the victim of Identity Theft can be forced by the credit card company to arbitrate disputes – when the victim never agreed to arbtiration or anything else about the account.
The bottom line from this excellent article by Jeff Sovern is that the courts are somewhat split on this issue. Read the article in its entirety here – http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/2007/04/arbitration_and.html
Another resource for you is to join our Facebook Fan Page – Alabama Consumer Protection Attorneys where we share useful information about the same types of issues that we cover in this blog.