Wells & Drew

Faulty Mortgage and Sloppy Foreclosure Costs Top $72 Billion

2/23/2012   Flawed mortgages and careless foreclosure costs reached $72 billion at the major U.S. banks as the settlement of a 50-state investigation into the practices of the industry nears. JPMorgan Chase & Co., Ally Financial Inc., Wells Fargo &
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Auto Industry Getting Nervous Over Verdict on Honda Civic Mileage Case

2/23/2012   Honda is now bracing for a likely avalanche of legal challenges should the courts in California decide to uphold a recent verdict which awarded almost $10,000 to a woman who claimed that her 2006 Civic Hybrid did not
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What to Do If Your Direct Mail Campaign Isn’t Working

When all of the elements of a direct mail campaign work together, your business can successfully reach out to a wealth of potential new clients and exciting new sources of revenue. When those elements aren’t in sync, you’re just throwing
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Music Industry Starting to Feel Chirpy with Cricket Wireless

2/22/2012   The hope of the beleaguered music industry may be lying within the confines of a small corner store located in the City Heights section of San Diego. In an area crowded by Mexican, Somalian and Vietnamese restaurants, 40-year-old
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Environmentalists Calling for the Repeal of Louisiana Law against TED Enforcement

2/22/2012   Twenty-six conservation groups are calling for the repeal of a 24-year-old law in Louisiana which prohibits state wildlife agents to implement a federal law that require trap-doors for turtles in shrimp net. The law, which was passed in
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New Law in Asheville Allowing the Cutting of Trees around Billboards Causes Controversy

2/21/2012   Western North Carolina environmental and beautification groups are observing anxiously a Georgia court case that recently prevented billboard owners to cut the trees that are blocking their signs. A similar action is being considered by local groups against
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Ballot Initiative for State Regulation Being Considered by California Pot Industry

2/21/2012   A planned ballot initiative intended for the elections this November asks a vital question which dominates the medical marijuana industry in California: Can stricter state regulation prevent the federal government from shutting it down? Medical marijuana growers, dispensaries
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Legal Problems of Wells, Chase and Bank of America Mount as New York Sues

2/20/2012   Eriic Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, filed a lawsuit on Friday against the Big Three of the banking industry, namely, Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo, over the use of an electronic mortgage database,
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Industry Stunned With News of the Death of Micron CEO in Plane Crash

2/20/2012   Micron Technology Inc, one of the memory chipmaker in the United States, yet suffered a major blow with the death of its Chairman and Chief Executive Steve Appleton Friday in a small plane crash. The unfortunate event came
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Kansas Immigration Law to Allow the Hiring of Undocumented Workers

2/18/2012   Rising antagonism have been faced by undocumented immigrants in Republican states like Alabama and Arizona. But an alliance of agricultural and business groups in Kansas puts forward a different message, and that is, the state needs these immigrants.
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