Ryan J. Farrick

Ryan Farrick is a freelance writer and small business advertising consultant based out of mid-Michigan. Passionate about international politics and world affairs, he’s an avid traveler with a keen interest in the connections between South Asia and the United States. Ryan studied neuroscience and has spent the last several years working as an operations manager in transportation logistics.

Massachusetts High Court Says Uber Cannot Force Customers into Arbitration

The highest court in Massachusetts has determined that Uber cannot force customers into arbitration. According to The Boston Globe¸ Uber had required prospective passengers to consent to an online agreement before using the rideshare application. That agreement—which most consumers are not likely to have read or understood—waived passengers’ right to file a lawsuit against the

Trump Campaign Settles Assault Lawsuit with Boston-based Street Artist

President Donald Trump’s election campaign has settled a lawsuit with Boston-based Rod Webber, an artist and documentary-maker who claims to have been assaulted by a member of the commander-in-chief’s campaign staff in 2015. The New York Times reports that the settlement was confirmed and signed on December 23rd. Under the terms of the agreement, the

Judge Says Students Can Sue University of Kentucky for More Coronavirus Refunds

A Kentucky judge has ruled that a lawsuit demanding the University of Kentucky refund students who were forced to leave campus amidst the coronavirus pandemic can proceed. The Wednesday decision was enacted by Franklin County Circuit Court Judge Philip Shepherd. In his ruling, Shepherd said that claims for some $20 million in refunds may move