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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
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 collateral source rule in a personal injury action or tort claim generally prevents the admission of evidence that the plaintiff will be compensated from a source other than the defendant for his/her injuries. This rule...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
One of the first things an attorney does when representing a client in a particular matter is interview witnesses to learn the facts of the case, or have an investigator do such on their behalf. The attorney will almost...more
An Ontario court recently refused to apply the American "Stonewall" principle, which would hold insurers financially responsible to pay for damages in years when insurance against the relevant risk was unavailable.
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