Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection > Product Liability & Safety
Arnold & Porter
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is a small federal agency with a big job: protecting consumers from unreasonable risks of injury from more than 15,000 types of products.
Reed Smith
Breaking news. This just in. Prescriber's testimony linchpin in manufacturer's victory over failure to warn claims.
Womble Bond Dickinson
On March 13, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, issued an order addressing the litigation over the December 12, 2018 compliance date for the formaldehyde standards for composite wood products.
Reed Smith
Today's guest post by Reed Smith associate Jennifer Eppensteiner concerns an interesting First Amendment development.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Recently, there have been several food warnings and recalls based on confirmed or suspected Listeria contamination.
Foley Hoag LLP
Foley Hoag's Product Liability Update is a quarterly update concerning developments in product liability and related law of interest to product manufacturers and sellers.
Reed Smith
Wilson was a wrongful death case filed almost exactly two years after the death at issue.
Reed Smith
In Looney v. Moore, 2018 WL 1547260 (11th Circuit Mar. 30, 2018), the Eleventh Circuit confirmed Alabama law's rejection of an "increased risk of harm causation standard and established that...
Reed Smith
This morning, our commuter train was packed with overjoyed Villanova students headed for the NCAA Championship Victory Parade.
Reed Smith
This is not new. PMA devices should have broad preemption against product liability claims. Not just from the express preemption provisions of the MDA ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on March 27 its plan to hold a public hearing on May 16 "to receive information from all interested parties about the potential safety issues ...
Arnold & Porter
In Kite v. Director, Division of Taxation, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, held that a taxpayer must pay state income taxes on a qui tam award under the New Jersey Gross Income Tax Act (Act) ...
Reed Smith
But we make an exception for the bizarre verdict handed down last week in the first bellwether trial in the Bard IVC Filter MDL.
Mayer Brown
Louisiana generally does not permit punitive damages.
Arnold & Porter
Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California recently denied a plaintiff's motion to certify a class of consumers who alleged that Gerber's baby food product labels are unlawful, deceptive, and misbranded in violation of federal and California law.
Arnold & Porter
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is a small federal agency with a big job: protecting consumers from unreasonable risks of injury from more than 15,000 types of products.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Serious or fatal accidents involving tractor trailers or other commercial vehicles often arise or result in part from some maintenance defect in the vehicle.
Reed Smith
Favorable New Jersey appellate court decisions in product liability cases are almost always worthy of mention here.
Arnold & Porter
This quarterly newsletter provides updates to business on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On March 16, 2018, Massachusetts's highest court , the Supreme Judicial Court, issued a ruling that we believe will increase the product liability risk exposure for pharmaceutical manufacturers in the state.
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Reed Smith
With plaintiffs desperate to find some way to continue pursuing aggravated, aggregated product liability litigation in their favorite venues after Daimler AG v. Bauman ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
On March 16, 2018, Massachusetts's highest court , the Supreme Judicial Court, issued a ruling that we believe will increase the product liability risk exposure for pharmaceutical manufacturers in the state.
Jones Day
Automobiles, drones, surgical equipment, household appliances, and other products are increasingly using artificial intelligence ("AI") and, in particular, machine learning to make decisions.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that on May 16, 2018, it will hold a public hearing on "potential safety issues and hazards associated with internet-connected consumer products."
Reed Smith
This morning, our commuter train was packed with overjoyed Villanova students headed for the NCAA Championship Victory Parade.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Every commercial airline flight carries scores of lithium-ion powered batteries in phones, tablets, computers, activity trackers, cameras, headphones and other devices.
Reed Smith
All of us – defense lawyers, plaintiff lawyers, and judges – tend to assume that the federal Daubert standard for admissibility of expert testimony is more rigorous than competing standards...
Arnold & Porter
This quarterly newsletter provides updates to business on litigation, regulatory, legislative, and other notable developments involving chemicals of concern.
Reed Smith
Last week when we posted about some motion in limine rulings coming out of the IVC Filters MDL, most of our blogging team were enjoying a calm week after being hit ...
Reed Smith
Stephen Hawking may have been the smartest guy in the world, even though he believed that "People who boast about their I.Q. are losers."
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