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[...]

Utter Lunacy: Supreme Court strips individuals of their right to vindicate their claims in court, and Congress is in no hurry to un-do the damage

June 25, 2013

Building upon the absurd precedent created in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, this past Thursday, the Supreme Court issued an opinion which held that mandatory, binding arbitration clauses and class action waivers are enforceable, even if the cost of arbitrating an[...]

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.,[...]

Supreme Court Rules in Oxford Health Plans Case

June 10, 2013

Today, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Oxford Health Plans, LLC v. Sutter, that casts some doubt on an oft-recited interpretation of Stolt-Nielson, S.A. v. AnimalFeeds Int’l Corp., 559 U.S. 662 (2010).  In Stolt-Nielson, the Court held:  “a party[...]

Hall of Shame: Johnson & Johnson’s License Suspended

May 21, 2013

Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is currently under fire as the subject of thousands of lawsuits involving defective products, including both their metal-on-metal hip implant systems and vaginal mesh.  But it seems that is not their only problem.  The Maharashtra[...]

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[...]