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Monster Beverage Corp. hit with wrongful death lawsuit, FDA investigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

The parents of a 14-year-old girl who allegedly died after consuming two 24-ounce Monster Energy drinks in a 24-hour period have filed a wrongful death and strict product liability lawsuit against Monster Beverage Corp. in a California state court

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

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.”

Tort law as public policy or revenge?

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

"Hershovitz's core claim is that a tort suit enables a form of victim response that, like an act of revenge, conveys the right message. To obtain

Florida diner claims restaurant’s negligence led to artichoke-induced injury

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2010

A Florida man has sued a Houston's restaurant and its manager for failing to train servers to explain to patrons how to eat grilled artichokes, contending that their negligence led to his hospitalization and exploratory bowel surgery

Fifth Circuit adopts flexible standard for foreign service of process in auto accident case

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that, while the 120-day limit on service of process under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure does not apply to defendants who are foreign nationals, a district court may limit the time needed to serve such defendants under a flexible due-diligence standard

Florida attorneys sue Bar over lawyer advertising rule amendments affecting social media

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

Claiming that lawyer-advertising rule amendments subjecting Websites and social media to all of the rules' restrictions "would have subjected

Questioning film’s veracity

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2013

"All future discussion of 'Hot Coffee'and certainly any cablebroadcast airings or public screenings whose sponsors care about accuracy and

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

Seventh Circuit declines request to keep settlement amount secret in personal-injury suit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

In his role as motions judge, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner has issued an order denying the request of a plaintiff's law firm