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FTC: Made in USA certifier must actually certify (or disclose self-certification)

  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

As we have discussed in several posts (for example, here, here, here, and here), the FTC has stringent standards for "Made in U.S.A." claims. On July

Clarification of the economic loss rule may greatly expand tort claims in construction litigation

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

The economic loss rule is a judicially-created doctrine that sets forth the circumstances under which a tort action is prohibited if the only damages

Vermiculite regulation update

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2013

New York City building owners and tenants are required, prior to any significant demolition or alteration work, to perform environmental testing to

Ohio tort reform

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2008

Two significant cases have been decided by the Ohio Supreme Court, both of which presented constitutional challenges to Ohio's 2005 Ohio tort reform law, S.B. 80

U.S. EPA issues final rule amending clearance testing for lead paint renovation

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2011

On August 5, 2011, U.S. EPA issued a Final Rule (effective October 4, 2011) setting forth post-renovation cleaning requirements under the 2008 Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (RRP) Rule

2010 Minnesota legislative summary

  • Larkin Hoffman
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

Liquor stores may offer tastings of beer and spirits in addition to wine under amendments to Minn. Stat. 340A.419

Miami-based Chinese drywall distributor sues German supplier for over $100 million

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2011

About a month after agreeing to a $55 million preliminary settlement with homeowners affected by Chinese Drywall, Miami-based distributor, Banner Supply Co., filed a cross-complaint against German manufacturer, Knauf Gips A.G. and its related entities, seeking over $100 million in damages

Maryland high court strikes down statutory caps on landlords' liability to tenants for lead paint injuries

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2011

Maryland landlords face vastly increased liability for tenants’ claims of lead paint injuries, following a recent decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals

U.S.-made drywall at issue in new class action

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2010

Mississippi homeowners have filed a putative nationwide class action against an American drywall manufacturer, alleging that the product "emits various sulfide gases andor other chemicals through 'off-gassing' that causes property damage and health hazards

New EPA lead-based paint regulations go into effect

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2010

EPA's new regulation imposing federal work practice standards for renovation or repair of building areas that may contain lead-based paint went into effect on April 22, 2010