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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


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


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


CPSC considers guidelines for voluntary recall press releases
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff has drafted a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) that would "set forth principles and guidelines


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


Alcoholic beverage makers owe no duty to warn about alcoholism
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

Finding that "the dangers of alcohol, including the risk of becoming an alcoholic, are obvious, regardless of whether one is predisposed to that


Suja Thomas, “how atypical, hard cases make bad law,” Wake Forest Law Review, 2013
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

In a just-published article, University of Illinois College of Law Professor Suja Thomas examines recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings, including Bell


Virginia Supreme Court issues ruling on cause of action accrual in asbestos case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

A divided Virginia Supreme Court, answering a question certified to it by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, has determined that a plaintiff's cause


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


Missouri Supreme Court upholds statutory cap on punitive damages awarded to vehicle purchaser
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

A divided Missouri Supreme Court has determined that the punitive damages cap enacted by the legislature in 2005 does not violate the state or federal constitutions when applied to a statutory cause of action