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ABA approves changes to rules on foreign lawyers’ practice in the United States
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

The American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates recently approved a number of amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct


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


Rule 23(b)(2) class may be certified where monetary damages are incidental
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2012

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that, consistent with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), a class in which monetary as well as declaratory or injunctive relief is sought may be certified under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(2) as long as the monetary relief is incidental


Environmental group calls on FDA to ban sunscreen ingredient
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2013

Citing test results from Australia's National Measurement Institute (NMI), environmental advocacy group Friends of the Earth (FOE) has called on the


First Circuit confirms jurisdiction over Canadian company
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that Massachusetts courts have long-arm jurisdiction over a Canadian company "where the parties'


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


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


Plausibility pleading standard shunned in Tennessee
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2011

Invited to adopt the U.S. Supreme Court’s new plausibility pleading standard in an employment law dispute, the Tennessee Supreme Court has declined to do so, citing the state’s long-standing adherence to the more liberal “notice” pleading standard previously applied in the federal courts


Maryland bans crib bumpers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2012

Effective June 21, 2013, the sale of baby crib bumper pads will be prohibited in Maryland, making it the first state to issue such a ban


Circuit splits generate commentarypart I
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

"I have been critical of Sixth Circuit Judge Jeffrey Sutton for creating a Circuit split on the SSM single-sex marriage cases. Specifically, I