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Lack of expert testimony dooms personal-injury suit arising from ladder accident

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a ruling dismissing personal-injury claims filed against the company that makes the Little Giant

D.C. Circuit dismisses suit against Romanian firearms maker

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a Romanian firearms company could not be sued by the parents of a murder victim, allegedly

Seventh Circuit rules on validity of MDL judge rulings in roofing-shingle dispute

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that rulings rendered over a period of four years by a multidistrict litigation (MDL) judge to

SCOTUS term ends; legal thinkers reflect on potential impact

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

Politico Magazine asked 19 of the nation's best "legal thinkers" to consider, as the U.S. Supreme Court's most recent term came to a close, how the

“Commonality of damages” not legally indispensible

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

"The district court denied class certificationin the words of the Seventh Circuit 'under the mistaken belief that "commonality of

Mississippi Supreme Court returns punitive damages in asbestos litigation for re-trial

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

The Mississippi Supreme Court has affirmed the compensatory damages awarded to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma allegedly caused by workplace

CPSC begins responding to FOIA requests on Buckyballs actions

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

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has reportedly started to produce documents to non-profit organization Cause of Action, which sued

Federal court approves consent decree with toy importers

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

A federal court in California has approved consent decrees of permanent injunction against four toy and children's product importers and six

New York’s highest court clarifies disclosure requirements in lead-based paint cases

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

In a 6-1 decision, the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has interpreted a state rule about the disclosure of medical reports in

Off-label suture suit against Anulex dismissed as preempted under FDCA

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

A North Carolina federal court has dismissed an unfair and deceptive trade practices lawsuit against medical device maker Anulex Technologies, Inc