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CPSC proposes sling carrier standard

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

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking indicating its intent to adopt a safety standard for

Buckyballs recall fund established

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

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall for Buckyballs and Buckycubes and will provide refunds to those consumers

Seventh Circuit upholds state’s risk-contribution liability theory

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

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a state's risk-contribution theory, under which a plaintiff is relieved of the traditional

Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases

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

Holding that the jury's causation finding was based on legally insufficient evidence, a divided Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a take-nothing

Report on phthalate safety in children’s toys disputed

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

The Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel's (CHAP's) report to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on the safety of phthalates in children's toys and

NHTSA adopts final rule changes on early warning and foreign defect reporting

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

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a final rule responding to petitions for reconsideration filed after it

Senate approves two CPSC commissioners and chair

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

The Senate has reportedly confirmed Elliot Kaye (D) to a seat on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and as its new chair. It also

Senate bill would sanction corp. execs who hide product dangers

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

U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) have introduced a bill (S. 2615) that would criminalize a

Muzzleloader injury claims filed too late

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

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that an individual allegedly injured by a 14-year-old muzzle loading rifle filed his claims too

Federal court finds punitive damages available to seamen filing unseaworthiness claims

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

Addressing an issue of first impression, a multidistrict litigation (MDL) court in Pennsylvania has held that a number of seamen who brought