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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


Personal injury suit claims 3-year-old swallowed Buckyballs magnets
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was allegedly hospitalized after swallowing 37 high-power magnets from a "Buckyballs" adult desktop toy set


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 proposes safety standard for recreational off-highway vehicles
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2014

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to address the potential "unreasonable risk of injury


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'


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


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


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


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