adhesion contract

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Noun1.adhesion contract - a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts)adhesion contract - a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
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Moreover, even adhesion contracts are enforceable 'unless they are unconscionable, offend public policy, or are shown to be unfair in the particular circumstances.' ...
The technology is also desperately needed because of unconscionable adhesion contracts and predatory forced arbitration, as well as the absence of federal uniform and predictable standards cherished by the industry today.
(109) Therefore, it is likely the FAA will apply to most consumer adhesion contracts in which the product or service has travelled through, or will have a substantial effect on, interstate trade.
adhesion contracts, where there is virtually no bargaining between the
Authorizations shall refer to minerals used in civil construction, mineral water, decorative stones and minerals used in the production of fertilizers, formalized through adhesion contracts with a renewable validity term of 10 years.
Adhesion contracts are commonplace and part of our commercial setting, and we don't think it's any big deal,'" says Henry Lederman, a shareholder at Littler Mendelson.
(2) Consent for drug testing often comes from the pain contract (3)--agreements that have been called "unconscionable adhesion contracts" and may be unenforceable?
arbitrate incorporated in adhesion contracts, drafted for the purpose of
Randy Barnett's theory of form contracting (34)--a relatively adhesion-friendly theory, to boot--highlights a few special limitations of adhesion contracts. First, an actual manifestation of assent is important to trigger enforceability.
(26) The trial court denied defendant Continental's motion for summary judgment, citing the principles of adhesion contracts and holding the shortened period of limitations unenforceable.