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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


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


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


FDA modifies list of recognized standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the availability of its publication, "Modifications to the List of Recognized Standards


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


Federal court dismisses strict liability claims against drug maker
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

Citing a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision reaffirming a long-standing bar on strict liability claims for prescription drugs under the


Minnesota Supreme Court rejects plausibility-pleading standard
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

While Minnesota's civil-pleading rule mirrors the federal rule, the state's high court has determined that it would not, without a "compelling reason


Appellate Procedure Advisory Committee schedules meeting
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

The Judicial Conference of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Rules of Appellate Procedure will meet October 20, 2014, in Washington, D.C. While the


Eleventh Circuit rules exclusion of expert testimony on basis of industry standards was abuse of discretion
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has revived negligence claims filed against Laboratory Corp. of America for allegedly failing to identify


NHTSA opens preliminary evaluation over three-wheeled vehicle fires
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2014

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) Office of Defects Investigation has opened a preliminary evaluation to gather