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Rule banning high-powered magnet sets finalized
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a final rule that will impose restrictions on high-powered magnet sets, essentially


Putative class claims Ebola virus can pass through “impermeable” medical gowns
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

A California physician has filed a putative class action against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleging that its Microcool Breathable High Performance


First Circuit interprets CAFA in employment dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

In finding a putative class action removable to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), the First Circuit Court of Appeals has


Personal injury suit claims 3-year-old swallowed Buckyballs magnets
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was allegedly hospitalized after swallowing 37 high-power magnets from a "Buckyballs" adult desktop toy set


Manufactured homes too permanent to be consumer product, Sixth Circuit says
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

A split Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a pre-made home is not a consumer product within the meaning of the Magnuson-Moss


NYT explores lobbyist influence on state attorneys general
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

Based on disclosures in documents obtained via open records laws, interviews and attendance at conferences involving state attorneys general and


Depreciating precedents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

"Supreme Court precedents don't have an especially long shelf life: they depreciate by about 80 between years one and twenty." Washington University


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


Alaska Supreme Court allows defective seat-belt claim against car dealer to proceed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

Clarifying and reaffirming the state's summary-judgment standard, the Alaska Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's dismissal of alleged


Kentucky court finds Chesley jointly liable for $42 million judgment in fen-phen litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

A Kentucky court has ruled that Stanley Chesley is jointly and severally liable for breach of fiduciary duty in the representation of "fen-phen" diet