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Clues to tort-litigation pressure?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

"For a sense of where tort pressure is being felt, list of litigation groups at AAJ (including newly formed groups) often provides clues." Cato


A hot topic in aggregate litigation: parens patriae suits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

"Access to justice in a mass society is the central civil-justice issue of our day. Individual litigation of mass-injury claims is a luxury that


Maryland Governor signs ban on flame retardant in children’s products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) has signed H.B. 99, a bill that, as of October 1, 2013, will prohibit the import or sale of any child care product


FDA proposes pilot program to test automated form for NDA submissions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a pilot program "to test an XML (extensible markup language)-enabled Adobe PDF form, Form FDA


Seventh Circuit establishes CAFA jurisdiction guidepost
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

In the context of a dispute over health insurance offered to Illinois residents, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has indicated how plaintiffs


Litigation Counsel’s duty to understand electronic discovery
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

"California recently released an ethics opinion that addresses whether litigators have a duty to know how e-discovery works. Spoiler alert: They do."


New CPSC chair to require “clear safety justifications” for rule changes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

Recently confirmed as U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) chair, Elliot Kaye emphasized during an August 13, 2014, press briefing that he


Jury to decide whether Novartis caused patient’s ONJ by failing to warn physician
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

In a Tennessee case formerly part of multidistrict litigation targeting Novartis for failing to warn physicians that its Aredia and Zometa


CPSC Commissioners deny Fire Marshals’ petition for candle standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has denied a 2004 petition filed by the National Association of State Fire Marshals seeking


NHTSA Website allows searches for recalled vehicles
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched a new online search tool that will allow consumers to determine, on the