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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


NY High Court affirms $8.8 million verdict in post-hole digger design-defect suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2014

The New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, has affirmed an $8.8 million judgment rendered against companies that made and sold a


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


Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

Holding that the jury's causation finding was based on legally insufficient evidence, a divided Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a take-nothing


Hong Kong manufacturer fails to stay coffee-maker defect proceedings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2011

A federal court in Ohio has refused to stay proceedings against the Hong Kong-based manufacturer of a coffee-maker that allegedly caused a house fire in 2009, ruling that the company’s filing of an appeal from the court’s denial in part of its motion to dismiss did not divest the court of jurisdiction and that the company failed to demonstrate exceptional circumstances to warrant interlocutory appeal and thus warrant a permissive stay of the proceedings


Fifth Circuit affirms sanctions against law firm for violating protective order in tire suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an award of sanctions in favor of a tire manufacturer whose trade secrets and confidential information, subject to a protective order, were inadvertently distributed to other plaintiffs’ lawyers by the law firm representing a family that filed a products liability suit against the company


Company agrees to settle complaints about its environmentally friendly product claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2011

S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. has reportedly agreed to settle putative class actions filed in California and Wisconsin federal courts alleging that the company falsely advertised its Windex products as good for the environment


CPSC considers changes to bicycle regulation definitions, testing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff has issued responses to more than a dozen stakeholder comments on proposed amendments to the agency's bicycle regulations and three recommended changes to the proposed rule


Seventh Circuit rejects effort to allege attorneyexpert joint venture in table-saw defect trial
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2013

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a table-saw manufacturer's repeated references during a jury trial to its theory that the


NHTSA releases policy on automated vehicle development
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a policy statement concerning automated, or