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Florida diner claims restaurant’s negligence led to artichoke-induced injury
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2010

A Florida man has sued a Houston's restaurant and its manager for failing to train servers to explain to patrons how to eat grilled artichokes, contending that their negligence led to his hospitalization and exploratory bowel surgery


Court conducts Daubert hearing in criminal case against Peanut Co. owner
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

A federal court in Georgia presiding over a criminal action against the owner and employees of the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America, purportedly


ABA approves changes to rules on foreign lawyers’ practice in the United States
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

The American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates recently approved a number of amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct


Posner calls for courts and lawyers to lose fear of science and technology
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2013

Affirming a lower court's dismissal of cruel-and-unusual-punishment claims filed by an Illinois prison inmate against a nurse practitioner and


Tort law as public policy or revenge?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2013

"Hershovitz's core claim is that a tort suit enables a form of victim response that, like an act of revenge, conveys the right message. To obtain


Fifth Circuit adopts flexible standard for foreign service of process in auto accident case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that, while the 120-day limit on service of process under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure does not apply to defendants who are foreign nationals, a district court may limit the time needed to serve such defendants under a flexible due-diligence standard


Eleventh Circuit dismisses Colombia war crimes claims against Chiquita
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

Finding no U.S. jurisdiction, the Eleventh Circuit has dismissed multidistrict litigation against Chiquita alleging the company was liable for aiding


ATRA releases "judicial hellholes" report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2012

The American Tort Reform Association has released its latest edition of the Judicial Hellholes report. Of particular interest, ATRA ultimately chose to


Minnesota Governor vetoes tort reform legislation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2012

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) has vetoed and returned to the state Senate a number of bills that would have imposed tort reform measures on the state courts


Obese Ohio boy released from protective supervision after weight loss
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2012

An Ohio court has apparently released a 9-year-old boy from the supervision of Cuyahoga County Children & Family Services after he lost more than 50 pounds while in foster care and while living with an uncle in Columbus