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Live! From the ACI Drug and Medical Device Litigation Conference

I’m blogging from the American Conference Institute’s Drug and Medical Device session on International Mass Tort Litigation: Strategies for Handling the Increasing Interplay Between Domestic and Global Products Liability...more

Navigating Mass Torts and Product Liability (MTPL) Litigation in the U.S. Legal System: Litigation Challenges for Japanese MTPL...

In This Presentation: • Challenges of U.S. Courts • Specialized and Aggressive Plaintiff’s Bar and Contingency Fees • Jury Trials • Pretrial Discovery • Personal Jurisdiction • U.S.-Based Subsidiaries •...more

GAO reports on CPSC’s challenges in addressing product safety

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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

Compliance Update: Toys & children's products, Q1 2012

by Stacey Bowers on

A summary of the latest global proposals, enactments, amendments, and enforcements applicable to toys and children's products, including apparel, food contact articles, and jewelry. Includes updates on chemicals of high...more

The Epidemiology of Asbestos-Related Diseases in Quebec

by Hissey Kientz LLP on

Information about asbestos exposure occurring in Quebec and the diseases associated with it, including asbestosis, mesothelioma, and lung cancer. The report also contains general information about what is asbestos, the...more

European Communities: Measures Affecting Asbestos and Asbestos-Containing Products

by Hissey Kientz LLP on

Excerpts from the World Trade Organization's report concerning asbestos regulations in various countries. The excerpted report details Canada's resistance to tougher regulation of asbestos and denial of a conclusive link...more

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