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European Commission Launches Consultation to Evaluate the Product Liability Directive
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 23 2017

Producers are among those invited to provide input for an evaluation of the European law on consumer claims for defective products. Interested


EU Product Liability Directive - Update and Restart?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • October 25 2016

The European Commission has announced an ‘evaluation and fitness check’ of Directive 85374EEC which provides for the strict liability of producers


Circuit splits generate commentarypart II
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

“Beginning with a simple questionwhat can one say about the Supreme Court’s on-againoff-again relationship with lower court precedentBruhl finds a


Expected incoming Senate Committee chair to seek reduced CPSC testing burdens
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

Ranking Republican member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation John Thune (S.D.), who, when Republicans take control of


Tenth Circuit rules two CAFA exceptions inapplicable to employee benefits class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that neither the state-action provision nor the local-controversy exception to the Class Action


Circuit splits generate commentarypart I
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

"I have been critical of Sixth Circuit Judge Jeffrey Sutton for creating a Circuit split on the SSM single-sex marriage cases. Specifically, I


CPSC responds to Zen Magnets’ motion to dismiss
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has urged an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to deny the motion to dismiss filed by Zen Magnets


SCOTUS says imperfect statement of legal theory not ground for dismissal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

In a per curiam ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has summarily reversed the Fifth Circuit's dismissal of claims filed by Mississippi police


First Circuit confirms jurisdiction over Canadian company
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that Massachusetts courts have long-arm jurisdiction over a Canadian company "where the parties'


Is SCOTUS a Court? Are the justices judges?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

Eric Segall, who authored Supreme Myths: Why the Supreme Court Is not a Court and Its Justices are Not Judges," continues to press his point in the