The Republican State of Mind: It Only Matters If It Happens to Me

January 04, 2013

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk suffered a stroke about a year ago.  He is only 53 years old, was an active member of the Navy Reserves and worked out regularly, so it was, to say the least, a surprise.  After a[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Supreme Court to Address Mootness Doctrine in Class Action Litigation

November 15, 2012

This article was co-authored by Rhonda Coleman, a law clerk at Wexler Wallace. Rhonda is a third year law student at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. This term, the Supreme Court of the United States is likely to resolve[...]

Be Careful What You Ask For

November 12, 2012

In In re Abbott Labs., Inc, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 21387 (7th Cir. Oct. 16, 2012), the Seventh Circuit recently held that, by moving to consolidate numerous state court product liability cases under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 384, the plaintiff[...]

Supreme Court to Take Yet Another Look at Arbitration

November 09, 2012

Consumer rights are on the line as the Supreme Court decides to take up mandatory binding arbitration clauses once again.  Last time, in 2011’s AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion decision, the Supreme Court held that corporations can effectively ban class actions—both[...]