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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

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.”

California Bar seeks comment on ESI discovery ethical duties

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

The California Bar's Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct has issued for public comment a proposed formal opinion that would

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

White Castle devotee sues company, alleging injury from small booth

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2011

According to news sources, a man who weighs nearly 300 pounds has filed an Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit against White Castle in a federal court in New York, claiming that the stationary booth seating in a Nanuet restaurant is made for smaller people and that he hurt a knee trying to wedge into one in 2009

House approves sunscreen ingredient bill

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved by voice vote a bill (H.R. 4250) intended to speed up the review of the safety and effectiveness of

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

Alito questions class counsel race and gender requirements in dissent to cert.denial

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

In a statement accompanying a U.S. Supreme Court denial of review in the certification of a class alleging antitrust-law violations arising from the

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 sanctions judge for refusing to step aside in asbestos suit

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

The Mississippi Supreme Court has imposed a $500 fine, in addition to a public reprimand and $200 in costs, on a judge who failed to timely reveal in