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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

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

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

The apparent power of daughters

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

"A new study found that judges who have daughters are more likely to rule in favor of women's rights than those who don't." Wall Street Journal Law

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

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

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

Peanut butter cookie served to allergic child not an inherently violent act

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2011

A federal court in California recently dismissed with prejudice a claim against a school district and some of its personnel filed by the parents of a child with an allergy to nuts; they alleged that the defendants threatened harm to the child by refusing to keep him in a nut-free environment, which threat was undertaken to discourage the parents from exercising a legal right, i.e., requesting accommodations for him, in violation of state law

CSPI celebrates Food Day with video contest

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has invited the submission of “videos of people pouring out soda on or about October 24” to celebrate the second annual Food Day