Archive for the ‘Corporate Responsibility’ Category

Bank Customers Hurt by Unauthorized Accounts

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

The numbers are staggering.  As reported in the USA Today recently, 2.1 million unauthorized Wells Fargo accounts (e.g., checking accounts savings accounts, credit cards, or other “products”) have now been identified.  If a customer’s credit score dropped due to one of these fake accounts, that consumer may be eligible to recover compensation under a $142 Million Dollar settlement approved by a California court.

How many more innocent bank customers have been negatively impacted?

Aequitas Investors in LO and West Linn Taking Action to Recover Losses

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Local company Aequitas has been sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission.  But what about the local investors right here in Lake Oswego and West Linn who may have lost money?  Investors have legal rights and options for trying to recovery their investments.

Oregon Chipotle Corporations Must Be Held Accountable for E-Coli Sickness and Injury

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Thankfully, Oregon is known to have a robust health department and many clean and sanitary restaurants.  Despite these safety measures, at least 40 people recently have become sick due to apparent e-coli outbreaks at the popular Chipotle food chain.  E-coli must be taken seriously; the bacteria can result in organ failure and other life threatening or permanent injuries.  Children and elderly tend to be especially vulnerable to severe health consequences from e-coli. According to Oregon Live, a teenager remains hospitalized from eating at a Chipotle just a few miles from here in Lake Oswego.  When the food protection net fails us, the Oregon legal system levies strict liability against corporate food conglomerates for the harm caused by their unsafe and contaminated food.