The New York Times today reported on Amazon’s announcement that it will no longer require customers to resolve their legal complaints through arbitration. This significant retreat comes after Keller Postman filed approximately 75,000 arbitration demands alleging that Amazon was recording users of its Alexa devices without consent.
National plaintiffs’ law firm Keller Postman has been appointed Interim Co-Lead Class Counsel by Judge Ricardo S. Martinez in De Coster et al. v. Amazon.com Inc.—an antitrust class action on behalf of Amazon customers who paid inflated prices because of the ‘most favored nation’ pricing restrictions the tech giant imposed on third-party merchants.
Keller Postman today filed a class action against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. (J&J) on behalf of purchasers of certain Aveeno and Neutrogena sunscreens that have dangerous and unacceptable levels of the known cancer-causing chemical, benzene.
This month, the Supreme Court will issue its opinion in TransUnion v. Ramirez. Keller Postman filed an amicus brief in the case on behalf of a group of legal scholars advocating for the proper application of the Court’s standing jurisprudence. Whatever the Court decides, it will have broad ramifications for class-action plaintiffs.
Keller Postman Partner Warren Postman joined The Wall Street Journal’s The Journal Podcast to discuss how Keller Postman’s representation of thousands of individuals in arbitrations against Amazon led the company to abandon its arbitration clause.
Keller Postman has filed roughly 75,000 individual arbitration claims against Amazon on behalf of Amazon Alexa users who were recorded by the device without permission. As a result, Amazon has stopped requiring its customers to pursue claims in arbitration—customers may now file class-action suits against the company in state or federal court.
As reported by the Wall Street Journal, Amazon has abandoned its arbitration clause as a direct result of Keller Postman’s revolutionary arbitration practice. Amazon’s move is the latest corporate response when faced with claims by Keller Postman clients. In these matters, we filed roughly 75,000 individual arbitration demands on behalf of Amazon Alexa users who were recorded without permission, in violation of state law.
Keller Postman LLC has been selected by American Law Media and The National Law Journal as a 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers finalist in the Employment Rights and Trial Strategy Innovation categories. The award program honors law firms that have demonstrated repeated success in cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs, with a solid track record of client wins. Winners will be announced in July.
American Law Media and The National Law Journal have honored Keller Postman LLC Associates Sean Duddy and Marquel Reddish Longtin as 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar.
Keller Postman Partners Ashley Keller and Warren Postman have been named to the National Law Journal’s list of 2021 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers. The fifth-annual award program recognizes 52 lawyers from throughout the United States as leaders within the plaintiffs’ bar.