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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

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

Drug maker defeats AG motion to dismiss action challenging private contingency counsel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

We have warned readers before about the dangerous and growing practice of governmental agencies delegating state police powers to private (plaintiff

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

Plaintiffs challenge need for medical records to support medical monitoring claim

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 26 2011

According to a news source, Pennsylvania residents who allege property damage and personal injury in litigation against companies extracting natural gas by means of hydraulic fracturing have sought a protective order to deny the defendants access to their medical records

Defense counsel asserts caffeine overdose led to false murder confession

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2010

A Kentucky man accused of murdering his wife reportedly notified the court that he would defend himself by claiming that a high caffeine intake, from soft drinks, energy drinks and diet pills, made him temporarily insane and unable to form the requisite criminal intent to kill his wife