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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


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


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


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


Liptak reports findings on leanings of judges with daughters
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2014

In the context of a 2003 high court ruling in which Chief Justice William Rehnquist "suddenly turned into a feminist, denouncing 'stereotypes about


Extra cup of coffee may reduce type 2 diabetes risk
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

A recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) has reportedly found that "people who increased the amount of coffee they drank each


Federal judge orders Chinese citizen’s spouse to produce documents and other discovery
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2012

The husband of a woman killed in an airline crash in New York has been ordered to produce additional discoverable information, including materials located in China


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


A hot topic in aggregate litigation: parens patriae suits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

"Access to justice in a mass society is the central civil-justice issue of our day. Individual litigation of mass-injury claims is a luxury that


Mississippi Supreme Court sanctions judge for refusing to step aside in asbestos suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

The Mississippi Supreme Court has imposed a $500 fine, in addition to a public reprimand and $200 in costs, on a judge who failed to timely reveal in