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Buckyballs recall fund established
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall for Buckyballs and Buckycubes and will provide refunds to those consumers


CPSC proposes sling carrier standard
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking indicating its intent to adopt a safety standard for


Seventh Circuit upholds state’s risk-contribution liability theory
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a state's risk-contribution theory, under which a plaintiff is relieved of the traditional


Vermont AG files complaint against dollar tree over continuing jewelry sales
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

Vermont Attorney General (AG) William Sorrell has sued a national discount chain for allegedly violating a 2010 settlement requiring the company to


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


Wisconsin Supreme Court adopts plausibility pleading standard
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

In a split decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has adopted the plausibility pleading standard set forth by the U.S. Supreme Court in Bell Atlantic


Report on phthalate safety in children’s toys disputed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

The Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel's (CHAP's) report to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on the safety of phthalates in children's toys and


Senate approves two CPSC commissioners and chair
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

The Senate has reportedly confirmed Elliot Kaye (D) to a seat on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and as its new chair. It also


Federal court finds California an inconvenient forum in Costa Concordia wreck suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2014

A federal court in California has granted Carnival Corp.'s motion for dismissal on the basis on forum non conveniens in an admiralty lawsuit alleging


CPSC staff to conduct workshop on proposed certificates of compliance rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2014

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff will hold a workshop on September 18, 2014, to discuss certain aspects of a proposed rule on