Read Products Liability updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
Class Action Litigation Reform – Interview with Dan Pascucci, Member, Mintz Levin
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
Craft Beer Boom in Michigan
Joseph Levitt on the Food Safety Modernization Act
The Food Safety Modernization Act – A Hogan Lovells Roundtable
Gene Grabowski on American Airlines' Brand Challenges
Jack Bonner on Defeating Food Labeling Lawsuits
For the last several years, the life sciences industry has been fertile ground for class action and aggregate litigation. Developments in this area have driven several trends, including state consumer...more
This week we discuss the Seventh Circuit's decision to once more certify the class action cases in Butler v. Sears, Roebuck, & Co. after the case was remanded by the Supreme Court in light of Comcast Corp. v. Behrend....more
The United States (US) Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) authority and ability to stay generally informed about new risks associated with consumer products and...more
The Australian Federal Court has fined a children’s sleepwear brand $1 million in relation to its supply of unsafe children’s nightdresses and pajamas.
According to Product Safety Australia, Cotton On Kids Pty Ltd supplied...more
The United States (US) Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada issued a joint recall of expanding toys in the US and Canada.
The toys, which go by the names Water Balz, Growing Skulls, H2O Orbs...more
This week's article covers the landmark 7th Circuit decision Butler v. Sears that provided much needed clarification of the "predominance" requirement in class action cases....more
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (LID) – The Center for Class Action Fairness has filed an objection to the proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Apple Inc. over older models of its MagSafe power adapter.
The 60-watt and...more
California's Seller Assisted Marketing Plan Act is a powerful piece of consumer protection law that affects people who are trying to start or continue home-based businesses. It is found in California Civil Code in section...more
The CCPSA substantially revises the existing legal scheme in Canada for "consumer products".
There are important implications for those who import, manufacture and sell products in Canada.
Do you have operations in...more
By Krystina Steffen, staff SEO | Law Firm News Center In Good Practice writer – June 22, 2011
Nanotechnology is changing the products we use everyday – food, clothes, cars, and even medicine. For some, nanotechnology is a...more
This article provides useful information for every manufacturer, private labeler or distributor of consumer products about the CPSC Database and warns that reports of product defects could be made by people with a hidden...more
The Law Offices of Jonathan Cooper's October '10 Newsletter announces the launch of his new book entitled "3 Reasons Why Your Employment Agreement May Not Be Worth the Paper It's Printed On," and includes several articles...more
The Law Offices of Jonathan Cooper's August 2010 Newsletter includes the following:
Welcome to the August '10 edition of our newsletter!
The articles in this edition of the Newsletter include the following...more