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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


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


Monster Beverage Corp. hit with wrongful death lawsuit, FDA investigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

The parents of a 14-year-old girl who allegedly died after consuming two 24-ounce Monster Energy drinks in a 24-hour period have filed a wrongful death and strict product liability lawsuit against Monster Beverage Corp. in a California state court


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


Colorado court awards $65,000 for emotional injuries in death of pet
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

According to a news source, a pet owner has been awarded $65,000 for the emotional distress she experienced over the death of her 18-month-old dog


Chief justice focuses on budget in Year-End Report
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2014

With references to "Scrooge's ghosts and George Bailey's guardian angel," Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts focused on the budget in


California Bar seeks comment on ESI discovery ethical duties
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2014

The California Bar's Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct has issued for public comment a proposed formal opinion that would


Kiobel redux: cabal playpen?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2013

"The ATS Alien Tort Statute has become a playpen for a cabal of international law enthusiasts and plaintiffs' lawyers. Couple the former's


Alito questions class counsel race and gender requirements in dissent to cert.denial
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2013

In a statement accompanying a U.S. Supreme Court denial of review in the certification of a class alleging antitrust-law violations arising from the


Seventh Circuit declines request to keep settlement amount secret in personal-injury suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2014

In his role as motions judge, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner has issued an order denying the request of a plaintiff's law firm