Discovery Limitations Do Not Make Arbitration Requirement Unconscionable

In Pirzada v. AAA Texas, LLC, No. H-21-0664 (June 15, 2021), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas granted a company’s motion to compel arbitration of claims brought by an employee, rejecting claims that discovery restrictions contained in the arbitration agreement were unconscionable. Relying on precedent, the court held that the employee had failed to meet his “burden of showing that the Arbitration Agreement’s limits on discovery will deny him a fair opportunity to present his claims.”

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