A Breakthrough Ruling on Employment Arbitration

June 01, 2016

The Seventh Circuit’s recent opinion in Lewis v. Epic Systems Corp.[1] is one of the most important recent decisions regarding class action waivers and employment arbitration. But the story may still be unfolding. The Lewis case arose when a company (Epic)[...]

Know The Territory

December 23, 2015

In the opening song in Meredith Wilson’s musical, The Music Man, we learn the key to success for a travelling salesman. “You Gotta Know the Territory,” an experienced salesman advises. Know the Territory. That’s a key to lawyering sometimes, too.[...]

FCC Expands Consumers Protection Against New Wave of Cell Phone Telemarketing

November 13, 2015

Technology is constantly changing. And so too is the way businesses use it to reach us and sell us their services. Before it used to be an annoying phone call to our land line. Now that virtually everyone has a[...]

A New Analysis of Old Data Finds that the Antidepressant Paxil is Unsafe for Teenagers

September 29, 2015

Scientific and medical literature is routinely cited by both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation. Such literature usually comes from scientific and medical journals, and has often gone through a review process, known as “peer review” in which the author’s work[...]

The Chamber of Commerce Continues its Attack on Individual Consumers… How You Can Help Stop It

September 21, 2015

Over a period of time, we here at Wexler Wallace have noticed that it’s becoming increasingly difficult for consumers to get a fair shake. From mandatory binding arbitration clauses, more difficult standards for certifying class actions, and proposed bills to[...]

What is an Employee Nowadays?

September 02, 2015

The economy is changing dramatically in front of our eyes, but I’m not talking about the devaluation of the Yuan. I’m talking about the “on-demand economy.” This new economy is reshaping the consumer world and how goods and services are[...]