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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


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'


U.S. Supreme Court declines review of air crash claims raising venue issues
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • France, USA
  • December 19 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request that it review an Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that affirmed the order of a Florida federal


CPSC finalizes updates to animal testing policy
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2012

A rule finalized by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) “codifies its statement of policy on animal testing that provides guidance for manufacturers of products subject to the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) regarding replacement, reduction, and refinement of animal testing methods.”


Ninth Circuit reverses denial of class certification in vehicle defect cases
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has concluded that common issues of law predominate in two putative class actions alleging a steering alignment defect in Land Rover LR3 vehicles, which defect purportedly manifested in uneven and premature tire wear


Fourth Circuit issues ruling in Taser death suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2013

A divided Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has upheld a jury's determination that Taser International, Inc. was liable for the death of a young


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


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


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


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