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Brian Wanca

Mr. Wanca has focused his practice on commercial litigation for over 25 years. Founded in 1998, Anderson + Wanca has become a premier class-litigation firm focusing primarily on consumer class-action cases, not only in the Chicago area but nationwide. His firm has been appointed class counsel in over 125 cases, and has secured as many class certifications for its clients. Brian Wanca attended Rutgers College, Brunswick, New Jersey where he received a Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction. He graduated magna cum laude in 1976. He then received his Juris Doctor from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, graduating cum laude in 1979.

How to Protect Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

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Advancements in today’s technology have accelerated the rate at which personal information is obtained and made available. Every action taken online can be traced back to the individual, including personally identifiable information (PII). Here’s how to protect this important data.

Vehicle Loss Class Action Lawsuit FAQ

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A totaled vehicle can lead to enormous financial losses—made worse when the auto insurer fails to pay policyholders the full amount after the accident. Here’s what vehicle owners should know about vehicle loss class action lawsuits.

How is a Class Action Lawsuit Paid Out?

How Class Action Lawsuits Work
A class action lawsuit is an effective way for multiple individuals who have been similarly injured by the negligence of a large corporation to attain justice. If the lawsuit is won, the plaintiff and class action members receive compensation. The class action lawsuit is paid out via the following ways.

Class Action Privacy Lawsuits FAQ

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Consumers have a right to data privacy. The use of biometric technology is increasingly on the rise, and laws are being enacted to ensure consumers have a right to privacy of their biometric data. When their biometric privacy is breached, consumers can achieve justice through a class action lawsuit. Illinois was the first state to enact its Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).

Should I Join a Class Action Lawsuit?

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You may be informed about a class action lawsuit that you may be able to join through a letter in the mail, email, or social media alert. Consider these factors when choosing to opt out of a class action lawsuit or join one. If the decision is to join, consult with a law firm that specializes in these cases.

Consumer Class Action Lawsuit FAQ

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When a business engages in deceptive advertising or fraud, or sells a faulty product, consumers who have been wronged can seek compensation through a class action lawsuit. The answers to the following frequently asked questions should provide you with important information regarding consumer class action lawsuits.

Class Action Lawsuits for Disability Insurance

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Living with a disability can make life challenging. Receiving disability benefits eases much of the financial struggles experienced by people with disabilities. However, some unscrupulous insurance companies undervalue their customers’ benefits. Filing a class action lawsuit is a practical solution.

How Class Action Lawsuits Work

How Class Action Lawsuits Work

Class action lawsuits give a large group of individuals without significant financial resources the legal means to collectively seek justice for a wrongdoing. Pursuing this legal option takes a highly complex and lengthy route. Here’s how class actions lawsuits work.

Reporting HIPAA Violations FAQ

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HIPAA violations are serious transgressions. Reporting violations is important since it helps protect others from being affected by the same HIPAA breach. Navigating the complex world of HIPAA violations can be overwhelming; because of this, it is important to know how to report them.
Firstly, healthcare workers should be aware of the most common HIPAA violations in order to report them should they occur. HIPAA violations should be reported by the employee to either an employer or to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

HIPAA Violations and Consequences – Recent Updates

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Patient data is legally protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Hospitals, healthcare providers, and insurance companies are mandated by law to comply with HIPAA policies and safeguard sensitive patient information. Here are recent updates regarding violations.