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Law Firm Data Security: The First Class Action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2016

Earlier this year, Bloomberg Law reported that Edelson PC, a leading plaintiffs' firm in privacy and data security law, filed a class action lawsuit


Eighth Circuit upholds district court’s dismissal of Missouri Second Mortgage Loan Act class action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

In Thomas v. U.S. Bank National Association et al., No. 14-2265 (8th Cir. June 18, 2015), the Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's order


Statute of limitations bars enforcement suit over alleged air violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

A federal court in Pennsylvania has dismissed Clean Air Act (CAA) enforcement actions brought by New Jersey and Connecticut against an electricity


Malpractice claim based on patent application belongs in federal court
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2012

A Federal Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that (i) it had jurisdiction over an appeal from a district court order dismissing claims of fraud filed against lawyers who allegedly mishandled the plaintiff’s patent application and (ii) because the statute of limitations was tolled while related malpractice litigation was pending before a California state court, the lawsuit was timely filed in federal court.


Time-barred Vaccine Act claimant could be entitled to attorney’s fees
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

A deeply divided Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, has determined that a National Childhood Vaccine Injury Compensation Act (Vaccine Act) claimant, whose petition was filed beyond the applicable statute of limitations, may be able to recover attorney’s fees under a provision allowing an award when “the petition was brought in good faith and there was a reasonable basis for the claim for which the petition was brought.”


Federal Circuit ruling on tolling under vaccine injury compensation fund stands
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to review the Federal Circuit’s determination that the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Compensation Act’s statute of limitations cannot be tolled by the discovery rule.


EPA barred from seeking civil penalties for power plant modifications, suit was untimely
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2012

A federal court in Missouri has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is barred by the federal statute of limitations from seeking civil penalties for two modifications at a coal-fired power plant.


Federal court allows product claims to proceed against maker of baby sling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

A federal court in Washington has denied the defendants’ motion for summary judgment in a product defect suit, finding that the case involved disputed facts as to when the plaintiffs knew or should have known through due diligence that the death of their 3-month-old daughter might have been caused by a baby sling; the court ruled that it would be up to the factfinder to determine if the three-year statute of limitations barred the suit.


USPTO rolls out rulemaking notices to implement America Invents Act
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued several notices in the January 5, 2012, Federal Register, concerning proposed rulemakings that would implement procedural changes required under the America Invents Act.


Federal court dismisses CAA enforcement action on statute of limitations grounds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

A federal court in Pennsylvania has dismissed an enforcement action brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and several states under the Clean Air Act (CAA) against a coal-fired power plant in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, ruling that the government’s claims were filed well beyond the applicable statute of limitations.