IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
August 31, 2011
RAYMOND KING, ET AL.,
ADVANCE AMERICA, CASH ADVANCE, CENTERS, INC., ET AL. DEFENDANTS. SHARLENE JOHNSON, ET AL.,
ADVANCE AMERICA, CASH ADVANCE, CENTERS, INC., ET AL. DEFENDANTS.
ORDER AMENDING ORDER OF AUGUST 18, 2011 AND NOW, on this 31st day of August, 2011, the Court's Order (King, ECF No. 76; Johnson, ECF No. 86) entered on August 18, 2011 is hereby amended as follows: Numbered paragraph 2. is amended to read as follows:
2. To the extent Pennsylvania law would require the availability of class-wide arbitration in these cases, the Federal Arbitration Act preempts Pennsylvania law.
See AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011); Litman v. Cellco P'ship, ___ F.3d ___, 2011 WL 3689015 (3d Cir. Aug. 24, 2011);
All other provisions of the Order remain in full force and effect.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Lawrence F. Stengel for Michael M. Baylson, U.S.D.J.
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