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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

Obscenity definition turned on its head

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2013

"It may be fair to say that Kiobel takes Justice Potter Stewart's definition of obscenity and turns it on its head: rather than 'I know it when I see

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

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

ABA considers model ethics rule allowing foreign attorneys to practice in U.S. courts

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2012

The American Bar Association (ABA) Commission on Ethics 2020 has reportedly filed final proposals for updating the model rules to account for technological advances and international legal practice

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

Texas Supreme Court issues proposed “loser pay” rules

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2012

The Texas Supreme Court has proposed new rules that would implement the “loser-pays” provisions included in tort reform measures adopted in 2011 by the state legislature

Liptak reports findings on leanings of judges with daughters

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

In the context of a 2003 high court ruling in which Chief Justice William Rehnquist "suddenly turned into a feminist, denouncing 'stereotypes about

Posner calls for courts and lawyers to lose fear of science and technology

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

Affirming a lower court's dismissal of cruel-and-unusual-punishment claims filed by an Illinois prison inmate against a nurse practitioner and