adhesion contract


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Related to adhesion contract: unilateral contract, exculpatory clause, personal contract, Unconscionable contract
  • noun

Synonyms for adhesion contract

a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts)

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that enhanced adhesion contract drafting power is likely to lead to
sort have all the characteristics of the classic adhesion contract.
Montana adopted legislation that required adhesion contract drafters to
Moreover, the comments to section 211 of the Restatement provide compelling policy arguments for the necessity of adhesion contracts.
Both Article 2 of the UCC(40) and UCITA provide justifications for adhesion contracts similar to those proffered by the Restatement.
Nevertheless, it is generally accepted that courts may place upon adhesion contracts certain limitations, such as construction against the drafting party and the unenforceability of terms that are unconscionable or against public policy.
The most widely recognized example of an adhesion contract is an insurance policy.
The complaint also alleges that Rent-A-Center uses a high-pressure sales scheme, which includes getting consumers to sign "applications" as soon as they walk into the store, to coerce them "into entering into adhesion contracts that do not inform consumers of the real economic cost of the transactions.