USA - March 3 2011 The parties in obesity-related litigation, brought on behalf of several teenagers against fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. in 2002, have filed a stipulation of voluntary dismissal with prejudice.
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…
USA - November 8 2012 In an October 24, 2012, speech during the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s 13th annual summit, Republican Commissioner Nancy Nord discussed regulatory review, cost-benefit analysis and how little of each she claims is happening at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Italy - October 25 2012 Italy’s Supreme Court of Cassation has reportedly affirmed a lower court ruling allowing businessman Innocente Marcolini to recover compensation for developing a brain tumor after using a mobile phone for up to six hours each day for 12 years.
USA - June 28 2012 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an award of sanctions in favor of a tire manufacturer whose trade secrets and confidential information, subject to a protective order, were inadvertently distributed to other plaintiffs’ lawyers by the law firm representing a family that filed a products liability suit against the company.