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Federal court dismisses strict liability claims against drug maker

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

Citing a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision reaffirming a long-standing bar on strict liability claims for prescription drugs under the

Seventh Circuit upholds state’s risk-contribution liability theory

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a state's risk-contribution theory, under which a plaintiff is relieved of the traditional

Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

Holding that the jury's causation finding was based on legally insufficient evidence, a divided Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a take-nothing

Muzzleloader injury claims filed too late

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that an individual allegedly injured by a 14-year-old muzzle loading rifle filed his claims too

Federal court finds punitive damages available to seamen filing unseaworthiness claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

Addressing an issue of first impression, a multidistrict litigation (MDL) court in Pennsylvania has held that a number of seamen who brought

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

Nevada Supreme Court finds no jurisdiction over foreign companies

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

The Nevada Supreme Court has determined that the state could not exercise jurisdiction over German companies named as defendants in litigation

CPSC and former Buckyballs owner resolve product recall dispute

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved the terms of a consent agreement, in a 2-1 vote, with the now-defunct company that

Federal court approves settlement in failure to report defective ovens

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

A federal court in Georgia has approved a consent decree between the U.S. government and Electrolux Home Products, Inc. over the company's alleged