Mondaq USA: Consumer Protection
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On July 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM, the Consumer Product Safety Commission will be hosting a public workshop on Recall Effectiveness.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Tenth Circuit recently upheld a Utah district court's finding that a branded drug manufacturer could not be held liable for failing to warn consumers about alleged birth defect risks when the FDA...
Foley & Lardner
The court, however, ruled that the defendants were entitled the protection of the ABA exemption as a matter of law, and dismissed the Bureau's case.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In Boucher et al. v. Finance System of Green Bay, Inc. et al., the plaintiffs defaulted on medical debts which were placed with Finance System to collect.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
California took two important steps forward to implement its new Green Chemistry Initiative, also known as the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program...
Reed Smith
The warranty is "express."
Morgan Lewis
Many of you likely offer "no interest" promotions on store credit cards to your customers.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a much-watched decision involving the hotbed issue of consent under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that...
McDermott Will & Emery
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales of alcohol beverages have been a hot topic in the alcohol industry for the last two decades.
Reed Smith
Usually when we are talking about Michigan, it's to praise the Michigan Products Liability Act which cuts off civil liability for drug manufacturers "if the drug was approved for safety and efficacy...
Thompson Coburn LLP
On June 28, 2017, the D.C. District Court issued its opinion and order in the matter of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools ("AACS") v. the U.S. Department of Education.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On May 18, a federal judge in Missouri denied cross motions for summary judgment on the issue of whether a letter that did not inform a debtor that interest was, in fact, accruing violated the FDCPA.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The Third Circuit applied this principle to the TCPA in Susinno v. Work Out World Inc.
Reed Smith
One of the (many) things that made last year's decision in Barron v. Abbott Laboratories, Inc., so hideous that it weighed in at #3 of our worst decisions of the year was that, virtually without discussion, …
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that a consumer who agrees to be contacted via telephone call or text messages as bargained-for consideration in a bilateral contract cannot...
BakerHostetler
On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court granted certiorari on an issue that has long divided the federal courts...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
We are pleased to present our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Reed Smith
Maybe we should not be surprised when courts within California reach to find personal jurisdiction over out-of-state corporations even when non-Californians sue.
Morgan Lewis
A California court of appeal recently affirmed the decision in The People v. Overstock.com that raised the issue of the use of false advertised reference prices (ARPs) to market products online.
Farella Braun & Martel
A number of companies have been sued by the FTC in recent years, alleging, for example, that the company made claims regarding the product or service without adequate substantiation.
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Gartner Inc. has predicted that the "smart home" market will grow from 339 million applications in 2016 to more than a billion by 2018.
Bowditch & Dewey
In Massachusetts, medical marijuana has been legal since 2013. People need only obtain documentation from their physicians certifying that they suffer from a debilitating medical condition...
Duane Morris LLP
In parallel notices that will formally be published in the Federal Register on June 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education will make two major announcements.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The plaintiff, Jeremy Lusk, alleges he began working for Five Guys in August 2016.
BakerHostetler
Repealing or substantially modifying the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) remains a top priority of Republican lawmakers.
Orrick
On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, a multi-plaintiff State product liability case in which the Court rejected a loose standard...
Orrick
On June 19, the US Supreme Court decided Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, a case that may make efforts to litigate national product liability and consumer protection suits...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives threatens to shake up the Securities and Exchange Commission's enforcement program in a historic manner.
Mayer Brown
Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the following cases of interest to the business community:
WilmerHale
Last week, following a bench trial, a federal district judge in Florida concluded that the grocery store and pharmacy chain Winn-Dixie violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act...
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