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OSHA cites frozen food manufacturer for anhydrous ammonia PSM violations

  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

On March 12, 2014, OSHA cited Schwan's Global Supply Chain Inc., for a number of alleged process safety management (PSM) violations at the company's

Illinois district court rejects strict application of the “bare metal” asbestos defense

  • Wilson Elser
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

On February 14, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, in Quirin v. Lorillard Tobacco Company, et al., rejected strict

Class action round-up

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Brown v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., No. 12-3494 (8th Cir.) (Dec. 31, 2013). Affirming denial of motion to remand and grant of

4th Circuit affirms dismissal of FCA suit premised on alleged violations of FDA GMP regulations

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

On February 21, 2014, the Fourth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a former employee's False Claims Act suit against Omnicare, Inc. ("Omnicare"

Federal safety and health agency releases rules on food safety whistleblower claims

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued interim final rules for handling employment retaliation complaints under the FDA Food

OSHA issues interim rules on food safety whistleblower complaints

  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2014

Last week, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued interim final rules for employees in the food manufacturing, processing

The Ninth Circuit vacates a $9.4 million dollar judgment finding that the district court failed in its gatekeeping role to make relevancy and reliability determinations in admitting expert testimony under Daubert

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2014

On January 15, 2014 the Ninth Circuit, vacated a district court's judgment in favor of the plaintiff's in the amount of $9,373,152.12 in an asbestos

Asbestos: how much does it contribute to lung cancer?

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2014

Recently in Asbestos Columns, published by Harris Martin, I authored an article on the causation of lung cancer asking how much does asbestos really

First Circuit affirms Ge, holds the line on requiring FCA claims to be pleaded with particularity

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2013

We previously reported on the district court decision in United States ex rel. GE v. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Case No. 10-cv-11043 (D. Mass

New OSHA HazCom compliance deadlines are here!

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2013

As our friends at the Environmental and Safety Law Update have been reporting (here, here, and here), December 1, 2013 marks the date that employers