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Offeree and Unconscionability

In general, when are offerees bound by "fine-print" terms stated in offers? Focus only on the rules regarding offers and do not consider unconscionability.
a) Always.
b) Only when they actually read the term.
c) Only when they had actual or reasonable notice of the term.
d) Never.

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The correct answer is a) Always

In recent years, some companies have been trying to use this dispute resolution technique to their advantage in consumer settings. We are seeing more and more consumer contracts containing mandatory binding arbitration clauses hidden in the fine print. Companies utilizing these clauses range from ...

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This solution provides a solution to the following multiple-choice question: In general, when are offerees bound by "fine-print" terms stated in offers? Focus only on the rules regarding offers and do not consider unconscionability. a) Always. b) Only when they actually read the term. c) Only when they had actual or reasonable notice of the term. d) Never. Supplemented with a similar "fine-print" court case example.

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