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CPSC could lose quorum

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2013

According to a news source, due to current and impending vacancies, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) could lose its quorum. Under

DRI national poll uncovers perceptions of flaws in U.S. civil justice system

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2012

DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar recently issued a report titled “The DRI National Poll on the Civil Justice System,” in which it found, on the basis of a random sample of 1,020 U.S. adults, that a significant percentage (41) of respondents indicated that they were not confident that the civil law system produces just and fair results

Obesity lawsuit against McDonald’s concludes

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2011

The parties in obesity-related litigation, brought on behalf of several teenagers against fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. in 2002, have filed a stipulation of voluntary dismissal with prejudice

Hong Kong manufacturer fails to stay coffee-maker defect proceedings

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2011

A federal court in Ohio has refused to stay proceedings against the Hong Kong-based manufacturer of a coffee-maker that allegedly caused a house fire in 2009, ruling that the company’s filing of an appeal from the court’s denial in part of its motion to dismiss did not divest the court of jurisdiction and that the company failed to demonstrate exceptional circumstances to warrant interlocutory appeal and thus warrant a permissive stay of the proceedings

Class claims baby carrier maker hides need for added costs to accommodate

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

A California resident has filed a putative statewide class action against the company that makes the Ergo Baby Carrier, alleging that the defendant

Virginia Supreme Court issues ruling on cause of action accrual in asbestos case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2013

A divided Virginia Supreme Court, answering a question certified to it by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, has determined that a plaintiff's cause

Arkansas Supreme Court nixes dismissal of class allegations at pleading stage

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2013

The Arkansas Supreme Court has determined that a trial court erred in denying class certification at the pleading stage in a case involving

Eleventh Circuit rules exclusion of expert testimony on basis of industry standards was abuse of discretion

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has revived negligence claims filed against Laboratory Corp. of America for allegedly failing to identify

Jury to decide whether Novartis caused patient’s ONJ by failing to warn physician

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

In a Tennessee case formerly part of multidistrict litigation targeting Novartis for failing to warn physicians that its Aredia and Zometa

Lawsuits target Florida compounding pharmacy for alleged contaminated products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2013

Plaintiffs in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New Orleans have reportedly filed lawsuits in the last six months against a compounding pharmacy in Florida