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A logo can be a first impression akin to the front door of a business. In Hart v. Keenan Properties, Inc., the logo "was the letter "K" drawn to resemble a straight pipe and an angled pipe, enclosed in a circle."
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On October 19, 2020, the Supreme Court of Georgia ruled in Johns v. Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. that a jury can apportion fault to a plaintiff in strict products liability cases.
Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
The risks of litigating in California just got larger.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Consider a hypothetical person named Jane, who bought a chair twenty years ago. The chair was designed to help relieve back pain, but it actually made it worse.
Cooley LLP
Cooley's Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the "General Product Safety Directive".
Reed Smith
Every now and then something happens that's unique. It's hardly unique for defense counsel to send us a case, with his/her client's consent and invite us
Reed Smith
This post is a little different. Several of my colleagues – Reed Smith attorneys Robert J. Hill, Joseph W. Metro, Kevin M. Madagan, Andrew Y. Lu, Sung W. Park, Janine R. Tougas...
Reed Smith
Plaintiffs often prefer to be in state court, and when we first started doing a lot of product liability litigation way back when, we were struck by how much time ...
Reed Smith
A great woman once said "When they go low, we go high." Apropos of nothing in particular these days, we have been thinking about the issue of tone recently.
Cooley LLP
The "New Deal for Consumers" is a package of two new Directives, aimed at strengthening consumer rights in the EU. Directive (EU) 2019/2161...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Consumers are doing more and more shopping online. But when a consumer buys a product that is defective or counterfeit, are online marketplaces liable for misconduct by third-party sellers?
Arnold & Porter
California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed two new bills into law that will require new and expanded ingredient disclosure requirements in feminine hygiene products and cosmetics.
Reed Smith
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently decided Walsh v. BASF Corp., ___ A.3d ___, 2020 WL 4135151 (Pa. July 21, 2020), reaffirming product identification as an essential element of product liability.
Butler Snow LLP
More than 100 years ago, the New York Court of Appeals issued its now-infamous opinion in MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co., which ushered American courts into a new age of personal injury jurisprudence.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On September 23, 2020, the New York Supreme Court dismissed Attorney General Letitia James' lawsuit against Quality King Distributors alleging that the wholesaler unlawfully increased the price...
Reed Smith
Sometimes a protective order just isn't enough.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
3M Company tested that proposition and lost in multidistrict litigation involving design defect and failure to warn claims over earplugs issued to members of the United States military.
Cooley LLP
Regulation (EU) 2019/515 on the mutual recognition of goods (the "Mutual Recognition Regulation") is one part of the so-called "Goods Package" that was proposed by the European Commission...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Eastern District of Tennessee recently ruled that there is no private right of action under the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) for an alleged violation of a voluntary product safety standard.
Cooley LLP
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