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Product Liability: Global overview

European Union, Global, USA - May 12 2020 The 2019 edition of this product liability survey, like those in years past, is intended to assist counsel in understanding developments in our…

Simon Castley, Ruth Anne French-Hodson

Plaintiffs’ bar challenges defense use of industry “litigation” guidelines

USA - September 18 2014 Counsel representing plaintiffs' interests recently weighed in on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Adams v. Laboratory Corp. of…

Simon Castley, Walter L. Cofer, Marc E. Shelley

Fifth Circuit refuses to recognize German judgment

USA - September 18 2014 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the German heirs of a defendant voluntarily dismissed with prejudice from a property dispute…

Simon Castley, Walter L. Cofer, Marc E. Shelley

CPSC considers rule on high-power magnet sets

USA - September 18 2014 While Republican Consumer Product Safety Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle will not participate in the safety agency's rulemaking restricting the power…

Simon Castley, Walter L. Cofer, Marc E. Shelley

Federal court finds California an inconvenient forum in Costa Concordia wreck suit

USA - September 18 2014 A federal court in California has granted Carnival Corp.'s motion for dismissal on the basis on forum non conveniens in an admiralty lawsuit alleging…

Simon Castley, Walter L. Cofer, Marc E. Shelley