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Obesity lawsuit against McDonald’s concludes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2011

The parties in obesity-related litigation, brought on behalf of several teenagers against fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. in 2002, have filed a stipulation of voluntary dismissal with prejudice


Court allows putative class claims over defective hair dryers to proceed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2014

A federal court in California has ruled on three motions in a putative class action against Conair Corp. over allegedly faulty hair dryers, granting


Joan Steinman, “the puzzling appeal of summary judgment denials: when are such denials reviewable?” Michigan State Law Review (forthcoming 2014)
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2014

Chicago-kent College of law Professor Joan Steinman contends that post-judgment appeals of summary judgment denials should be permitted when the


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


Seventh Circuit finds lack of jurisdiction over removed AG lawsuit involving LCD products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2011

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that federal courts lack jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act to consider parens patriae claims filed in state court by the Illinois attorney general


Court rules CAFA does not allow added counterclaim defendant to remove action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a party joined to an action as a counterclaim defendant may not remove the case to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA


Second Circuit rules CAFA's home state exception not jurisdictional
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

Aligning with the Seventh and Eighth Circuits, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the Class Action Fairness Act's (CAFA's) "home


Tenth Circuit finds industrial machine not unreasonably dangerous in amputation suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of strict product liability and negligence claims brought against the manufacturer of a


Lawyers sued in UK for filing “hopeless claim” trying to link autism and vaccines
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Kentucky Supreme Court reinstates adverse ruling against diet drug lawyers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

The Kentucky Supreme Court has determined that a trial court did not err in granting partial summary judgment to Kentucky residents who alleged that