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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

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

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

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

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

India to remove mandatory animal testing for soap products

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • India, USA
  • -
  • February 7 2014

According to news sources, India will become the second country, after Israel, to end mandatory animal testing of soaps, detergents and household

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

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