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Third Circuit Holds That State-Law Based Food Mislabeling Claims Are Preempted
Over the past several years, the body of case law concerning the labeling, marketing, and advertising of food and beverages has steadily grown.
United States
10 Jul 2013
Food Mislabeling Litigation And The Success Of Preemption And First Amendment Defenses
A discussion on the reasons for the increase in the amount of litigation involving the labeling, marketing and advertising of food and beverages.
United States
6 Mar 2013
Federal Court Versus State Court: Which Restatement Of The Law Of Torts Applies In Pennsylvania?
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has once again affirmed that federal courts sitting in diversity and applying Pennsylvania law to product liability cases should look to Sections 1 and 2 of the Restatement (Third) of Torts, not the standards set forth in Section 402A of the Restatement (Second) of Torts.
United States
13 Nov 2012
"Fair Share" Civil Liability-The New Law In Pennsylvania
If you have ever dreaded defending a negligence case in Pennsylvania because joint and several liability could expose you to liability for an entire verdict even if found one percent negligent, then you will welcome this news: Governor Corbett has signed legislation into law that now alters the mechanics of civil liability in negligence and strict liability actions for injury to person or property in Pennsylvania.
United States
28 Jul 2011
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