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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


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


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


Minnesota governor signs tort reform bill
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2012

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton (DFL) has signed legislation (S.F. No. 1183) that limits the tort liability of the state and its employees for “any number of claims arising out of a single occurrence, if the claim involves a nonprofit organization engaged in or administering outdoor recreational activities funded in whole or in part by the state or operating under the authorization of a permit issued by an agency or department of the state.”


Questioning film’s veracity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

"All future discussion of 'Hot Coffee'and certainly any cablebroadcast airings or public screenings whose sponsors care about accuracy and


Tennessee lawmakers advance tort reform package
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

Tennessee lawmakers have approved a tort reform package (HB 2008SB 1522) designed to improve the state's business climate


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


Third-parties gain attorneyclient privilege
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2013

When Plaintiff tried to shield damages-related information held by third-parties from discovery, the district court said okay. The court applied the


House approves sunscreen ingredient bill
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved by voice vote a bill (H.R. 4250) intended to speed up the review of the safety and effectiveness of


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