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Goldberg Segalla LLP | USA | 13 Jun 2019

Court of Appeals of New York Rejects Argument that Coke Ovens Are not Products For Purposes of Strict Liability

The plaintiff, Donald Terwilliger, brought an asbestos suit against multiple defendants. The complaint included a count that Honeywell, as…
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Hurwitz & Fine PC | USA | 15 May 2019

Product Liability Special Alert: Lease Runs Out on “Rental Market” Exception to Defense of Strict Liability Design Defect Claims

Product manufacturers and distributors can be relieved of strict product liability in New York from design defect claims where the manufacturer…
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Squire Patton Boggs | USA | 19 Mar 2019

Changes to Ohio School District Treasurer Liability and to Teacher Payment Procedures on March 20

Effective March 20, 2019, Ohio school treasurers will no longer be subject to strict liability for a loss of public funds. Ohio HB 491 changes the…
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Fasken | Canada | 27 Feb 2019

No Jail For Accused Directors, says Court of Appeal while actually increasing Risk of Jail Sentences for Directors

The jail terms imposed on two directors following a workplace fatality were overturned on appeal. The $250,000 fine imposed on the company was also…
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Reed Smith LLP | USA | 26 Feb 2019

Brand & Generic Defendants Win in Amiodarone Litigation

You’ll find plenty of decisions from the amiodarone litigation discussed on the blog. Not surprisingly, because it is a generic drug, they almost…
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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP | USA | 14 Feb 2019

WA Supreme Court: Public Accommodation Employers are Now Strictly Liable for Employees’ Discriminatory Conduct Toward Non-Employees

Employers are liable for employees’ discriminatory conduct toward non-employees in places of public accommodation, such as restaurants, banks, hotels…
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Global Data Review | China | 12 Feb 2019

China proposes strict data protection amendments

The Chinese government has released a set of proposed amendments to the country's data protection standards that would introduce stricter obligations…
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Wolf Theiss | Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, etc. | 21 Jan 2019

Dispute Resolution Insider

The Croatian High Commercial Court rendered a new interesting decision in a long-lasting judicial process between consumers and banks with regard to…
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Reed Smith LLP | USA | 19 Dec 2018

New Sikkelee decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit - state law claims against type certificate holders are not conflict preempted

In a very significant, closely watched aviation product liability preemption case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Sikkelee v…
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Vedder Price PC | USA | 17 Dec 2018

Federal Safe Harbor from Liability Expanded for Aircraft Lenders and Lessors

After many years of congressional stalemates, the long awaited five-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration (the FAA) became…
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