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Duane Morris LLP
On June 4, 2021, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative state law consumer class action claiming that chicken products marketed by Trade Joe's
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
A coalition of environmental, food safety, and consumer health advocacy groups petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday to ban per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from food contact uses.
Winston & Strawn LLP
Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed two summary-judgment decisions in In re Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In a product liability case where a manufacturer is defending a claim that a product it designed was defective and the cause of a plaintiff's injury, the manufacturer may attempt to introduce evidence at...
McGuireWoods LLP
For far too long, companies facing consumer and product liability litigation have relied solely on personal jurisdiction doctrine to try avoiding unfavorable forums applying unfavorable law.
Mayer Brown
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court et al. bucks the Court's recent trend of reversing lower courts' approaches to personal jurisdiction.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On April 26, 2021, the California Court of Appeal issued its decision in Loomis v. LLC, which could have drastic consequences for operators of e-commerce sites being sued for strict liability for injuries incurred as a result of defective products sold on their platforms.
Husch Blackwell LLP
All legal practitioners should be familiar with the concept of personal jurisdiction and its two subsets: general jurisdiction and specific jurisdiction; both of which are juxtaposed...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Welcome to our monthly digest of litigation and regulatory highlights impacting the personal care product and dietary supplement industry.
Jones Day
The evolution of autonomous vehicle technology and its forthcoming widespread use have the potential for many societal benefits, including safer roads, greater economic productivity...
Foley Hoag LLP
Foley Hoag LLP publishes this quarterly Update primarily concerning developments in product liability and related law from federal and state courts applicable to Massachusetts, but also featuring...
Proskauer Rose LLP
In two prior blog posts, we covered how online marketplaces, like Amazon, are being held responsible for defective and counterfeit products sold on their platforms.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On Friday, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. signed into law the "Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2021," which, most significantly, adds sesame to the list ...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a district court order granting summary judgment to Ford Motor Company in a products liability suit.
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
This recall involves illu-Mist 40001 one-gallon & 40002 two-gallon battery-powered garden sprayers. The sprayer's lithium-ion battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has had a reputation as very pro-business. Late last month, however, the Court handed consumers a rare win related to personal jurisdiction.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The SCOTUS decision in Ford Motor Company v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court[1] is a decision that we believe will alter the legal landscape in the defense of product liability matters ...
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
In the latest of a string of potentially ground-altering developments under California's Proposition 65
Jones Day
Renewed government focus on imported products made with forced or indentured labor warrants attention to global supply chains best practices.
Perkins Coie LLP
In what could be a harbinger of the future regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) in the United States, the European Commission published its recent proposal for regulation of AI systems.
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