Small claims court, by definition, is a small-stakes, usually humdrum venue for tenant-landlord disputes and the like. But combined with social media, it could challenge class-action lawsuits as a way consumers can seek redress from companies for allegedly faulty products.
That's what Heather Peters, 46, a California former corporate defense lawyer, thinks. Her view will be tested in the Small Claims Court in Torrance, Calif.
Today's trial will consider Peters' suit against American Honda...Full Story