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Your Deposition: What to Expect
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
Subrogation: Piggyback Claims by Health Insurers in Injury Lawsuits
Why Secret Settlements of Injury Lawsuits Are Bad (for Everyone but the Defendant)
Karl Rove's Efforts to "Buy" Courts Harmed America, Says Legendary Attorney
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
How Auto Defects Can Cause Passenger Injury
Polsinelli Podcasts - Class Action Lawsuits: What to do When the Claim Arrives
Polsinelli Podcast - Business Litigation Survival Guide
An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Polsinelli Podcast - FDA Proposed Changes to Food Labels and What it May Mean for Manufacturers
Class Action Litigation Reform – Interview with Dan Pascucci, Member, Mintz Levin
Craft Beer Boom in Michigan
This space has thoroughly explored the various forms of civil liability food companies face for the mislabeling and/or deceptive marketing of their products. Last week, a set of landmark convictions in a criminal food-safety...more
A recent federal decision has made clear that court-ordered recalls can have real teeth, not just for manufacturers but also their officers—especially when the court has reason to suspect a company’s execs are deliberately...more
Three Senate Democrats recently introduced a bill that seeks to hold company executives of a product maker or seller criminally liable for knowingly "failing to inform and warn of serious dangers" associated with a product....more
FDA clarifies its stance on cheese making.
On June 13, the FDA issued a clarification stating it “does not have a new policy banning the use of wooden shelves in cheese-making, nor is there any requirement in effect...more
With the recent high-profile recalls involving Toyota and GM, auto suppliers are anticipating a spike in recalls and asking themselves how to prepare for this inevitability.
As a start, auto suppliers need to...more
Over the last few weeks, two big stories have made headlines in the food industry. Beginning in early February, news media across Europe began reporting that food products tested in several European countries contained...more
In the wake of a scathing March 4th GAO Report, FDA has informed Congress that it will boost criminal prosecutions of pharmaceutical and food industry executives. Although the Agency's Office of Criminal Investigation...more
In April of this year, Bill C-52, "respecting the safety of consumer products," was tabled in the House of Commons by the Minister of Health. This proposed legislation protects consumers by addressing or preventing dangers to...more
On March 6, 2008, the U.S. Senate passed S. 2663, the most ambitious reauthorization and amendment to the Consumer Product Safety Act and related statutes since the creation of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or...more
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