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CPSC grants petition seeking rulemaking on window-covering cords
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has unanimously granted a petition seeking the development of mandatory safety standards for


Florida attorneys sue Bar over lawyer advertising rule amendments affecting social media
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

Claiming that lawyer-advertising rule amendments subjecting Websites and social media to all of the rules' restrictions "would have subjected


Court finds no error in remedy for inconsistent jury verdict in drug-warning case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2013

Rejecting the defendant's claim that a new trial should have been ordered when the jury initially returned an inconsistent verdict, a federal court


CPSC adjusts top value for cigarette lighters subject to child-resistance standard
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2013

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a final rule that establishes a new threshold value for disposable and novelty cigarette


First Circuit dismisses unsuccessful medmal plaintiffs’ suit against medical
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's dismissal of allegations that a purportedly false medical journal article, introduced


Amount in controversy standard under CAFA, Tenth Circuit ruling widens split
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2012

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has joined seven other circuits and ruled that a defendant must show by a preponderance of the evidence that the amount in controversy exceeds the minimum under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) to prevent a remand to state court


Judgment affirmed in Jet Ski defect suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2013

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a $1.5-million judgment in a personal injury action arising from a Jet Ski accident. Sands v


Biomedical device maker enters plea, failed to provide information to FDA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

San Diego-based Valor Medical, Inc., a biomedical device manufacturer, and four of its employees have reportedly pleaded guilty to counts of failing


Without expert testimony, plaintiff cannot proceed in automatic door defect suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

A federal court in South Carolina has dismissed strict liability and negligence claims filed by a woman who alleged that she was injured by an


SCOTUS declines review; claims to proceed against Taiwanese wheelchair part maker
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand an Oregon Supreme Court determination that courts in that state have jurisdiction over a Taiwan-based company in