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Worcester contractor sentenced to jail for asbestos and child endangerment violations

  • Governo Law Firm LLC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Daniel Watterson, a Worcester-area plumbing and heating contractor, was ordered to serve 60 days of a 2-year jail sentence for a child endangerment

Hoisted by her own petard: a qualified epidemiologist’s causation opinions get tossed across an MDL

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Birth defects are scary. We suspect most parents among our readers can remember their relief upon hearing the pronouncement "normal" during a

Lawyers sued in UK for filing “hopeless claim” trying to link autism and vaccines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 10 2014

A man who was reportedly diagnosed with autism three years after receiving a measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine has evidently sued the legal team

Is your child at risk due to their car seat ?

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 23 2014

I know I'm not alone in finding car seats baffling. Not only are there so many types to choose from, but fitting them can also be a nightmare. They

London court rejects claim that glucosamine supplements are medicinal

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2014

The Administrative Court of the U.K. High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division, has determined that the Medicines and Healthcare Products

Landmark ruling on territorial application of Consumer Protection Act

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2014

A landmark High Court ruling has clarified the territorial application of the Consumer Protection Act 1987. The court also considered the application

Case law provides guidance on what makes a product 'defective'

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2014

A recent case before the Liverpool County Court provides guidance on the test to determine what constitutes a 'defective' product under the Consumer Protection Act 1987

Product and consumer news - Spring 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 21 2014

National enforcement authorities from across the EU have met stakeholders to improve consumer protection in the growing digital application ('app'

Environment and safety review - spring 2014

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 16 2014

Common law has, for a long time, provided assistance when a person’s right to enjoy their land has been infringed by activities of their neighbours

Product and consumer news

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2014

The Hong Kong Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 is now in force. The amendments extend the scope of the