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Sixth Circuit Dismisses Stock Drop Claim For Failure To Allege "Actual Injury"
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently rejected a breach of fiduciary duty claim.
United States
8 Jul 2012
Product Liability Without Personal Injury: Food, Supplement And Other Labeling Claims
Product liability lawsuits in the food and supplement industry have traditionally arisen in the personal injury context
United States
30 Jun 2012
Class Action Update: Supreme Court Declines To Rein In Re-Litigation Of Class Actions
The Supreme Court yesterday issued a decision in Smith v. Bayer, which will continue to permit plaintiffs’ counsel to re-file similar or even identical class action lawsuits in multiple jurisdictions after being denied class certification in another jurisdiction, in the hopes of finding at least one court willing to certify a class.
United States
22 Jun 2011
New Law Will Help Protect Companies from Class Action and "Mass" Litigation Abuse
On February 10, 2005, the U.S. Senate passed Senate Bill 5, the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (the "Class Action Fairness Act" or the "Act"), which likely will take effect after swift approval by the House and the President. The Act effects a sweeping overhaul of the current class action litigation system by providing a federal forum for oversight of many class actions and increased judicial scrutiny of settlements and plaintiffs’ counsel fees in such cases.
United States
11 Feb 2005
Products Liability & Mass Torts: Obesity Litigation - The Next "Tobacco"?
As obesity rates in the United States continue to rise, self-styled consumer rights activists are turning their attention to the manufacturing and marketing practices of the food industry and considering whether litigation can be used to change those practices.
United States
6 Jul 2004
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