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U.S. Supreme Court considers jurisdictional threshold issues under CAFA

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

The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument on January 7, 2013, in a case raising issues about the amount in controversy for cases removed to federal court

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

ABA approves changes to rules on foreign lawyers’ practice in the United States

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

The American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates recently approved a number of amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct

Kentucky court finds Chesley jointly liable for $42 million judgment in fen-phen litigation

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

A Kentucky court has ruled that Stanley Chesley is jointly and severally liable for breach of fiduciary duty in the representation of "fen-phen" diet

Court finds no error in remedy for inconsistent jury verdict in drug-warning case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 27 2013

Rejecting the defendant's claim that a new trial should have been ordered when the jury initially returned an inconsistent verdict, a federal court

SCOTUS opens term with additional argument on alien tort claims issues

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2012

During the first day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a second round of arguments in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., No. 10-1491 (U.S., restored to the calendar for reargument March 5, 2012

Mississippi Supreme Court returns punitive damages in asbestos litigation for re-trial

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2014

The Mississippi Supreme Court has affirmed the compensatory damages awarded to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma allegedly caused by workplace

Vermont AG files complaint against dollar tree over continuing jewelry sales

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

Vermont Attorney General (AG) William Sorrell has sued a national discount chain for allegedly violating a 2010 settlement requiring the company to

U.S. Supreme Court denies review in fen-phen fund looting case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

In an order made without comment, the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to examine the decision of the Kentucky Supreme Court that restored a

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