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Manufactured homes too permanent to be consumer product, Sixth Circuit says

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

A split Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a pre-made home is not a consumer product within the meaning of the Magnuson-Moss

Winners announced in CPSC mobile safety app competition

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has honored four winners in its first-ever Safety Apps Challenge. The proposals used the agency's

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

Federal Judicial Center finds infrequent social media use in courtroom

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

According to a recent Federal Judicial Center study, of the 494 federal judges responding to a survey about jurors' social media use most indicated

First Circuit interprets CAFA in employment dispute

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

In finding a putative class action removable to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), the First Circuit Court of Appeals has

Judge’s statutory interpretation book garners attention

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

"While there seems to be no end to books, articles, essays, blog posts and symposia on constitutional interpretation, relatively little attention is

Court allows putative class claims over defective hair dryers to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2014

A federal court in California has ruled on three motions in a putative class action against Conair Corp. over allegedly faulty hair dryers, granting

CPSC provisionally accepts $700,000 window-covering cord settlement

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has provisionally accepted a settlement with Williams-Sonoma Inc. requiring the company to pay a

SCOTUS grants cert. on Lanham Act standing for false advertising claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review whether an entity may bring a claim for false advertising under the Lanham Act against a defendant that

NHTSA releases policy on automated vehicle development

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a policy statement concerning automated, or