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Personal injury suit claims 3-year-old swallowed Buckyballs magnets

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was allegedly hospitalized after swallowing 37 high-power magnets from a "Buckyballs" adult desktop toy set

Oklahoma Supreme Court rules tort reforms unconstitutional

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

Finding that the bill adopting tort reforms in the state violated the constitution's single-subject rule, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has determined

Prop. 65 suit claims failure to warn about DEHP and lead in electronics products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2013

A public interest organization has filed a complaint under California's Proposition 65 (Prop. 65), the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act

Individual cases severed from CAFA class may retain federal jurisdiction

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that claims severed from a Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) case retain federal jurisdiction if the

NHTSA proposes changing angle of license plates on motorcycles

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2013

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has requested comments on a proposed amendment to a safety standard on "lamps, reflective

Consumer reports claims some products contain “worrisome” heavy-metal levels

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2010

According to the latest Consumer Reports tests, some children's and household products contain lead or cadmium at "worrisome" levels despite "sweeping new rules and increased vigilance" by manufacturers and retailers to limit toxic metal levels

Minnesota governor signs tort reform bill

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2012

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) has signed legislation (S.F. No. 1183) that limits the tort liability of the state and its employees for “any number of claims arising out of a single occurrence, if the claim involves a nonprofit organization engaged in or administering outdoor recreational activities funded in whole or in part by the state or operating under the authorization of a permit issued by an agency or department of the state.”

Kentucky Supreme Court disbars another attorney in Fen-Phen settlement debacle

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

The Kentucky Supreme Court has permanently disbarred an attorney who participated in the settlement of claims involving the diet drug Fen-Phen. Ky. Bar Ass’n v. Helmers, No. 2011-000106 (Ky., decided September 22, 2011

Seventh Circuit allows appeal to examine sufficiency of pleadings under Twombly

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

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has further refined its approach to the appealability of lower court determinations as to the sufficiency of the pleadings under the U.S. Supreme Court’s new plausibility pleading standards in a case alleging a conspiracy to fix the prices of text messaging services in violation of federal antitrust law

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