Book Club Company Moves to Arbitrate, Dismiss Privacy Lawsuit

Nov. 24, 2021, 4:09 PM

A proposed privacy class action against book club company Bookspan LLC should be arbitrated and dismissed because the plaintiff signed a membership agreement granting arbitration when she had signed up, the company is arguing in Michigan federal court.

In the event the court decides to not compel arbitration and dismiss, it should order a stay pending arbitration, Bookspan argued in a motion to compel arbitration and dismiss filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Attorneys representing plaintiff Jill Shye didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Shye sued Bookspan in September, accusing the ...

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