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OSHA Local Emphasis Program for funeral homes, chemical and product manufacturing plants, printing facilities, and outpatient care centers

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2014

In an illustration of how widely OSHA will be looking at industries that use highly hazardous chemicals, OSHA's Omaha Area Director recently

Is the MDL a “sophisticated misuser” of California law? California appellate court refuses to apply sophisticated user doctrine, rebukes feds

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2014

A California appellate court has refused to apply the sophisticated user doctrine to bar the claims of the family of a career U.S. Navy shipyard

Doing business in North America - Volume 2: Mexico

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • October 6 2014

Unlike the U.S., Mexico has a civil legal sys in which the vast majority of its laws are codified. The legal system is based on Roman law and

Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and

Trade groups seek extension to OSHA Globally Harmonized System implementation deadline for US chemical hazard communications

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2014

On March 26, 2012, the US Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule adopting the United Nations Globally Harmonized

$2.8 million mesothelioma verdict reversed in part due to Dr. Barry Castleman’s prejudicial trial testimony

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Delaware reversed and remanded a $2.8 million jury verdict in a mesothelioma case because the plaintiff's

Brake failure an imminent danger but unlikely to produce harm

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

The failure of the brakes to stop a mining machine on a steep grade was rightly designated as an imminent danger, but there was insufficient evidence

Texas Supreme Court enforces medical criteria for claims involving asbestos and declares the application of Chapter 90 constitutional

  • Wilson Elser
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

In a 5-4 opinion issued in Union Carbide Corporation v. Daisy E. Synatzske et al. No. 12-0617 (Tex. July 3, 2014), the Texas Supreme Court held that

California Supreme Court to weigh in on the conflict of authority regarding the “components parts” doctrine

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

On July 9, 2014, the California Supreme Court agreed to review Division Four of the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal's

Component parts supplier case to watch

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

The California Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower appeals court's ruling on the application of the component parts doctrine in a metal