Another One Bites the Dust: Dropbox Adds Arbitration Clause

March 07, 2014

It is difficult to be a consumer these days without being subjected to arbitration agreements. Most banks, cell phone companies, cable providers and major corporations include an arbitration agreement in their terms of service. Dropbox is one of the more

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Wexler Wallace Volunteers at Albany Park Community Center

December 23, 2013

As has been tradition at Wexler Wallace for several years, the office was closed last week for half the day while the attorneys and staff took time to volunteer. In the past, the firm has volunteered at homeless shelters, food

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JP Morgan Chase Expected to Pay Record Settlement

October 24, 2013

The story of banking giant JPMorgan Chase’s $13 billion settlement has been in heavy rotation on network and cable news outlets this week, as it should be. This settlement is the largest ever between a single company and the U.S.

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Wexler Wallace Walks with Lambda Legal

July 03, 2013

The 44th Annual Chicago Pride Parade was held Sunday on the north side of the city to record attendance. In the estimated crowd of 1 million, four Wexler Wallace employees marched along the parade route. Associates Amy Keller and Amber

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Supreme Court Makes Landmark Antitrust Ruling

June 18, 2013

The United States Supreme Court yesterday made a landmark antitrust decision that should hopefully have the effect of increasing generic competition with brand name drugs, lowering pharmaceutical costs for consumers and their insurers.  In Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis, Inc.,

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Congress Asks SEC to Enforce Consumer Protections

May 02, 2013

Congress does not have the reputation lately of working for the people. Stalemates between Republicans and Democrats continue to halt progress in both bodies of Congress. However, amidst their inability to seemingly get anything done, 37 members of the Senate

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Hall of Shame: Chinese Chicken Jerky Dog Treats and the FDA

January 31, 2013

For years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has been investigating a possible contamination in chicken jerky dog treats. The investigation began in 2007 (on the heels of the massive recall of melamine-tainted pet food in the U.S. and

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Wexler Wallace Volunteers at the Albany Park Community Center

December 11, 2012

This past Wednesday, Wexler Wallace shut its office for the morning to participate in its annual volunteer day. Staff at the Albany Park Community Center (“APCC”) welcomed the group with open arms and put it to work at one of

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Take Justice Back is Live

December 05, 2012

The American Association for Justice (“AAJ”) has launched a new online grassroots campaign called Take Justice Back. The site aims to inform consumers about the justice system and the ways in which corporations are using that system to erode their

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Hall of Shame: PayPal’s New User Agreement

November 01, 2012

Changes have come to PayPal’s user agreement, and of course, the changes are not for the benefit PayPal’s customers. The company recently added a section to its user agreement which takes away a user’s right to sue in court. PayPal

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