We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 1,083

Buckyballs Co. CEO launches “united we ball” campaign to fight CPSC lawsuit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

Craig Zucker, founder of the now-defunct company that made Buckyballs high-power magnetic desk toys and the subject of a lawsuit in which the


Lawsuits alleging false "organic" labeling on personal care products settle
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2011

The Center for Environmental Health, which earlier this year filed complaints against numerous personal-care product makers alleging that they falsely represented their products as “organic,” has announced a settlement with 11 companies


Non-profit files second complaint against “organic” personal care product makers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2011

The Center for Environmental Health has filed a new lawsuit, seeking injunctive relief against a number of companies that make personal care products promoted as organic, in a California state court


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


Sixth Circuit rules third-party defendants may not remove cases to federal court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2012

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a published opinion, in a case arising out of a mortgage foreclosure, to join sister circuits and hold that a third-party defendant cannot seek removal of a state-court action under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA


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 responsible party designation in defective infant seat suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2014

A federal court in Texas has granted the defendants' motion to designate the mother of a child allegedly injured in a spill from the company's infant


California jury awards millions for secondhand exposure to asbestos
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2010

A California state jury has reportedly awarded compensatory and punitive damages in excess of $200 million to Bobby and Rhoda Evans for the mesothelioma that Rhoda allegedly contracted from washing her husband's work clothes; he was allegedly exposed to asbestos on the job for some 24 years


South Carolina adopts risk-utility standard for design defect claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2010

The South Carolina Supreme Court has decided to adopt a risk-utility test for plaintiffs bringing design defect claims and will require a showing of a reasonable alternative design to hold a manufacturer strictly liable for harm caused by the alleged defective design


En banc federal circuit interprets Vaccine Act’s statute of limitations in MS case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

Affirming the dismissal of a federal vaccine injury compensation program claim filed by a physician who purportedly developed multiple sclerosis (MS) after receiving Hepatitis-B vaccinations, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, has revised its interpretation and application of the law’s statute of limitations in a divided ruling