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Massachusetts High Court finds personal jurisdiction challenge waived
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2014

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a party can waive its challenge to personal jurisdiction by actively engaging in litigation


Expert evidence improperly excluded in bedbug infestation case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2011

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial in a case against a discount furniture retailer, finding that the trial court erred in excluding the causation testimony of the exterminator whom the plaintiffs consulted when they discovered a bedbug infestation in their home


Federal court narrows claims against pet chew toy maker
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2012

A federal court in Maryland has dismissed a number of claims filed by a pet owner whose French bulldog allegedly ingested part of a Nylabone chew toy that subsequently caused intestinal injury


U.S. Supreme Court finds class plaintiff is not master of complaint before certification
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2013

In a unanimous ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has determined that the named plaintiff in a putative class-action lawsuit cannot keep his complaint in


Court finds no error in remedy for inconsistent jury verdict in drug-warning case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2013

Rejecting the defendant's claim that a new trial should have been ordered when the jury initially returned an inconsistent verdict, a federal court


Prop. 65 suit claims failure to warn about DEHP and lead in electronics products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

A public interest organization has filed a complaint under California's Proposition 65 (Prop. 65), the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act


Vehicle recall and repair status
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

"So, you want to buy a used or new car. How do you tell whether the vehicle has been recalled and whether the repair associated with the recall has


Expert testimony excluded as unreliable; consumer’s popcorn lung claims dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2010

A federal court in Washington has dismissed the lawsuit filed by a man who alleged that inhaling the diacetyl in fumes from four to six bags of microwave popcorn daily caused his lung disease


Hong Kong manufacturer fails to stay coffee-maker defect proceedings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2011

A federal court in Ohio has refused to stay proceedings against the Hong Kong-based manufacturer of a coffee-maker that allegedly caused a house fire in 2009, ruling that the company’s filing of an appeal from the court’s denial in part of its motion to dismiss did not divest the court of jurisdiction and that the company failed to demonstrate exceptional circumstances to warrant interlocutory appeal and thus warrant a permissive stay of the proceedings


CPSC considers changes to bicycle regulation definitions, testing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff has issued responses to more than a dozen stakeholder comments on proposed amendments to the agency's bicycle regulations and three recommended changes to the proposed rule