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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


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


India to remove mandatory animal testing for soap products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • India, USA
  • February 7 2014

According to news sources, India will become the second country, after Israel, to end mandatory animal testing of soaps, detergents and household


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


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


California high court agrees to consider impact of private health insurance on economic damages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2010

The California Supreme Court has decided to hear a case asking whether a personal injury plaintiff may "recover as economic damages an amount exceeding what his or her private health insurance has paid and the relevant healthcare provider has accepted as payment in full for medical services."


ABA approves resolution on judicial conflict-of-interest rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2011

The American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) House of Delegates has reportedly approved a resolution that calls on states to establish procedures for disqualifying judges from presiding over cases in which their relationships with the litigants could raise questions about their impartiality


Obesity experts propose foster care for severely overweight kids
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

Harvard University obesity experts have reportedly proposed that some parents should lose custody of their extremely overweight children to foster care


White Castle devotee sues company, alleging injury from small booth
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2011

According to news sources, a man who weighs nearly 300 pounds has filed an Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit against White Castle in a federal court in New York, claiming that the stationary booth seating in a Nanuet restaurant is made for smaller people and that he hurt a knee trying to wedge into one in 2009