First Family Financial Services, Inc. v. Rogers

In First Family Financial Services, Inc. v. Rogers, 736 So. 2d 553 (Ala. 1999), the plaintiffs, the Rogerses, argued that they had not agreed to arbitrate, but we noted that that argument was "based on the undisputed fact that they failed to read the 1997 document." Id. at 558. They contended that they did not understand what the document said and that they were misled into signing it. The Court concluded that the arbitration agreement the Rogerses executed in connection with their loan from First Family was clear and that in "unmistakable terms" it obligated them to arbitrate their claims against First Family. Id.