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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

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.”

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

SCOTUS denies review in disbarred asbestos attorney’s appeal of fraud conviction

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

On the opening day of its new term, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order denying review of a Fifth Circuit decision affirming the conviction of

Obese Ohio boy released from protective supervision after weight loss

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2012

An Ohio court has apparently released a 9-year-old boy from the supervision of Cuyahoga County Children & Family Services after he lost more than 50 pounds while in foster care and while living with an uncle in Columbus

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

Court conducts Daubert hearing in criminal case against Peanut Co. owner

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

A federal court in Georgia presiding over a criminal action against the owner and employees of the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America, purportedly

Eleventh Circuit dismisses Colombia war crimes claims against Chiquita

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

Finding no U.S. jurisdiction, the Eleventh Circuit has dismissed multidistrict litigation against Chiquita alleging the company was liable for aiding

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