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First Circuit interprets CAFA in employment dispute

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

In finding a putative class action removable to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), the First Circuit Court of Appeals has

Judge’s statutory interpretation book garners attention

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

"While there seems to be no end to books, articles, essays, blog posts and symposia on constitutional interpretation, relatively little attention is

Manufactured homes too permanent to be consumer product, Sixth Circuit says

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

A split Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a pre-made home is not a consumer product within the meaning of the Magnuson-Moss

Putative class claims Ebola virus can pass through “impermeable” medical gowns

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

A California physician has filed a putative class action against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleging that its Microcool Breathable High Performance

Medical device claims centralized before Indiana federal court

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (J.P.M.L.) has ordered the centralization of 27 actions alleging defects in Cook Medical's inferior

Depreciating precedents

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

"Supreme Court precedents don't have an especially long shelf life: they depreciate by about 80 between years one and twenty." Washington University

CAFA pleading issue argued before SCOTUS

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard argument in a class action alleging that Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. failed to pay royalties to owners of

Alaska Supreme Court allows defective seat-belt claim against car dealer to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

Clarifying and reaffirming the state's summary-judgment standard, the Alaska Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's dismissal of alleged

Federal court finds California an inconvenient forum in Costa Concordia wreck suit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

A federal court in California has granted Carnival Corp.'s motion for dismissal on the basis on forum non conveniens in an admiralty lawsuit alleging

Fifth Circuit refuses to recognize German judgment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the German heirs of a defendant voluntarily dismissed with prejudice from a property dispute