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Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum
Product liability is a legal area people often oversimplify. Some people believe that any time they get hurt using a product, they can take legal action and collect compensation for damages.
Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum
Product liability cases are often highly technical. A claim alleging a defective product can come down to one specific piece of an incredibly sophisticated machine or the way one component worked or failed to work in a single incident.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
As we have noted in earlier posts, in the wake of the Supreme Court's holding that Section 13(b) of the FTC Act does not allow for monetary restitution...
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
California signed into law last week a number of measures intended to address environmental concerns in consumer products and packaging, including a ban on use of the chasing arrows recycling symbol unless the product or packaging meets statewide recyclability criteria.
Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum
Reputation matters in business. It takes years to gain a customer's trust and build your brand. A product liability lawsuit can be incredibly costly for business owners in terms of diminished brand equity, and lost revenue, ...
Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum
People experiencing the toll of an asbestos-related illness often pursue legal claims against a company or former employer to hold them liable for damages.
Foley & Lardner
The House passed two bills on June 23, 2021 aimed at protecting infants and children from potentially dangerous furniture. First, the Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth ("STURDY")..
Beveridge & Diamond
On June 22, 2021, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report titled "Performance Measures Needed to Assess Recent Changes to Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Regulations."
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
This summer brought a series of class action victories to the food industry, including a trio of decisions from the Second and Ninth Circuits, both long-time hot beds for false advertising class actions...
Beveridge & Diamond
Manufactures of carpets and rugs containing PFAS that are sold in California will be affected, although there are a number of exceptions.
Husch Blackwell LLP
In July of 2021, after more than five months of silence, President Biden finally announced his nominations to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC")...
Arnold & Porter
The FDCA and the Public Health Service Act are the two key statutes governing the development, manufacturing, distribution, registration, licensing, clearance and approval of such products in the USA.
Beveridge & Diamond
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic's spread in early 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began implementing a series of policies to provide supply chain flexibility...
Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green
On this episode, attorney Paul Durham will be speaking with Martha Witham from Backyard Garlic, located in Elliot, ME.
Stark & Stark
On May 5, 2021 Peloton announced they were recalling their Tread+ and Tread Treadmill products due to the multiple injuries and even a child death that was reported.
Cooley LLP
Here's the next edition of our monthly bite-sized digest, Productwise 3-2-1 where each month, we bring to the top of your inbox (and your agenda):
Winston & Strawn LLP
The Fourth Circuit recently reversed a decision to admit expert evidence in a products liability matter involving the packaging of garage doors/hoods in Sardis v. Overhead Door Corp.
Husch Blackwell LLP
On September 9, 2021, MSHA expects to publish a Proposed Rule requiring mine operators to develop and implement written safety programs for their powered haulage equipment used at surface mines and surface areas...
Foley & Lardner
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit published two opinions last month in companion class actions alleging defects with off-road vehicles.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In a lawsuit against Graco Children's Products, the plaintiffs alleged that Graco advertised that certain booster seats that the company sells are "side impact tested" and are also safe for children as small as...
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