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Personal injury suit claims 3-year-old swallowed Buckyballs magnets

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was allegedly hospitalized after swallowing 37 high-power magnets from a "Buckyballs" adult desktop toy set

CPSC responds to Zen Magnets’ motion to dismiss

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has urged an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to deny the motion to dismiss filed by Zen Magnets

First Circuit confirms jurisdiction over Canadian company

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2014

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that Massachusetts courts have long-arm jurisdiction over a Canadian company "where the parties'

Manufactured homes too permanent to be consumer product, Sixth Circuit says

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

A split Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a pre-made home is not a consumer product within the meaning of the Magnuson-Moss

Medical device claims centralized before Indiana federal court

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (J.P.M.L.) has ordered the centralization of 27 actions alleging defects in Cook Medical's inferior

Depreciating precedents

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

"Supreme Court precedents don't have an especially long shelf life: they depreciate by about 80 between years one and twenty." Washington University

Alaska Supreme Court allows defective seat-belt claim against car dealer to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

Clarifying and reaffirming the state's summary-judgment standard, the Alaska Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's dismissal of alleged

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