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Major Topics
  • Asbestos
  • Building and construction equipment
  • Drugs
  • Electrical equipment
  • Firearms
  • Food
  • Lead paint
  • Machinery
  • Medical devices
  • Motor vehicles
  • Pending litigation
  • Pesticides
  • Product recalls
  • Sports equipment
  • Tobacco
  • Toxic products
  • Wood preservatives
Key Laws and Regulations
  • Consumer Product Safety Act
  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
  • CSPC regulations
  • Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
  • Federal Hazardous Substances Act
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
  • Flammable Fabrics Act
  • Medical Device Amendments
  • Motor Vehicle Safety Act
  • NHTSA regulations
  • Poison Prevention Packaging Act
  • Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation (TREAD) Act of 2000

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Print reference material is updated regularly and indexed annually. Print notification is issued weekly and indexed quarterly, culminating annually.
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Evenflo Would-Be Class Action Won't Proceed
June 26
Fedex, UPS Win as Senate Panel Backs Double-Trailer Truck Combos
June 26
House, Senate Staff Identifying Ways to Meld Chambers' Differing TSCA-Reform Bills
June 26
USDA Food Labeling Program Not National Solution, House Lawmakers Say
June 26
General Motors Rolling Out Cadillac That Can Talk to Other Cars; But Concerns Remain
June 25
Takata President Makes Public Apology For Air-Bag Deaths; Fund Being Considered
June 25
Lululemon Recalls Women's Tops After Drawstrings Lash Consumers' Faces
June 25
Bill Limiting Class Actions Passes Committee; House Throws Bone to Civil Rights Plaintiffs
June 25
Class Certified in Kraft ‘Natural Cheese' Suit; Plaintiffs May Self-Identify as Purchasers
June 25
$6.5M Purina Dog Treat Settlement Receives Final Green Light
June 25
Sam's Club Remains on Hook for Injuries From Exploding Bottle of Corona Beer
June 25
Hain Celestial Seeks Stay of Food Label Suit Pending Ninth Circuit Rulings
June 25
Testimony on Cause of Broken Wineglass OK'd Despite Expert's Experimental Methods
June 25
First Trials Set for August In Cymbalta Withdrawal Suits
June 25
House Vote on TSCA-Update Bill Applauded By Diverse Groups as Focus Moves to Senate
June 25
Class Certification Nixed in Supplement Suit; Predominance Can't Be Determined
June 24
Blumenthal Joins Safety Groups' Opposition To Truck Policy Riders on THUD Bill
June 24
TSCA Modernization Act Sails Through House With 398 to 1 Vote
June 24
GAO to Review Combining Food Safety Agencies at Request of Democratic Senators
June 24
Window Coverings, Table Saws on Wish Lists For CPSC Action, Consumer Groups Say
June 24
Herbicide 2,4-D ‘Possibly’ Carcinogenic, World Health Organization Study Finds
June 24
Noven's ADHD Patch May Cause Permanent Loss of Skin Color
June 24
Highway Safety Agency, Takata Blasted At Senate Hearing; OIG Report Scathing
June 23
Legal Giants Olson, Lessig Square Off Over Mobile Phone Radiation Warning
June 23
Shipbuilder Suit Proceeds in State Court; No Showing of Work on Government Ships
June 23
Anheuser-Busch Agrees to Uncapped Deal In Beck's Beer Deceptive Labeling Suit
June 23
No Patient Class in Suit Against Dialysis Clinic
June 23
MDL Sought in Kansas for Power Morcellator Suits
June 23
Consumers Fail to Allege Literal Falsity In Suit Over GNC Joint-Health Supplements
June 22
Volvo Fails to Halt Infant Strangulation Case; Child Actuated ‘Defective’ Window Switch
June 22
Redo of CHAP Analysis With New Data Shows Lower Phthalate Hazards
June 22
Congress Lights Up Fight Over Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes
June 22
J&J's DePuy Allegedly Implanted Unapproved Hip System in Trials
June 22
Riddell Suit Over Concussion Reduction Claims Goes On
June 22
$9M Punitive Award Stands in Tobacco Suit
June 22
Nordstrom Moves to Dismiss Pricing Suit; Suits Against The Gap & Levi's Proceed
June 19
Grinding Tool Used With Asbestos Product Makes Machine Manufacturer Liable
June 19
Parliament Committees Support Ban On Imports of Cloned Animals, Food
June 19
French Court to Hear Challenge to BPA Ban; National Health Agency Defends Opinion
June 19
Spin Master Loses First Trial Over Drug Poisoning From Aqua Dots
June 19
Path Toward National GMO Labeling Framework Remains Uncertain One
June 19
FDA Launches Website for Rx Drug Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies
June 19
Unreported Coffeepot Injuries Alleged in Suit; Distributor Didn't Agree to Settle With CPSC
June 18
FDA Takes Action Against Websites Selling Unapproved Rx Drugs, Devices
June 18
USDA-FDA Spending Bill Advanced By House Appropriations Subcommittee
June 18
Safety Report on Saw Injuries Admissible
June 18
Suit in U.S. Territories Challenges Labels On Ghirardelli ‘Fake Chocolate' Products
June 18
Inspire Pharmaceuticals to Pay $6M In Eye Treatment Off-Label Marketing Case
June 18
Judgment Against Novartis Reversed in Clozaril Case
June 18
Drug Companies Turning To Social Media Sites for Marketing
June 18
Evenflo Would-Be Class Action Won't Proceed
June 26
Claims May Be Tried Against Chrysler In ‘False Park' Van Wrongful Death Suit
June 17
Voluntary Standard for ROVs, Pods Progress CPSC Commissioners Say at Senate Hearing
June 17
Two States Contend Their GM Switch Suits Were Improperly Halted by Bankruptcy Court
June 17
McCormick Cut Pepper Tins' Volume But Kept Traditional Sizes, Suit Says
June 17
Unfavorable Facts for Hip-Implant Plaintiff Still Led to $4.5M Verdict, Lawyer Says
June 16
One Plaintiffs' Expert Allowed, One Not In Zimmer Knee Implant Bellwether Case
June 16
Food Companies Have Three Years To Eliminate Trans Fat, FDA Rules
June 16
California Proposes Proposition 65 Levels for Atrazine, Related Chemicals
June 16
EU Committee Backs Stricter Limits On Four Chemical Substances Used in Toys
June 16
Lumber Liquidators Suits Centralized; Over 100 Suits Allege Too Much Formaldehyde
June 15
GM's Tahoe SUV Gets U.S. Probe After Rollover Ejection Death
June 15
Attorneys Get $1.5M in Suave Hair Loss Class Deal
June 15
Consumers Suing 23andMe Over Testing Kits Must Arbitrate Individually, Not as a Class
June 15
GSK Illegally Promoted Zofran Off-Label For Treating Pregnancy Nausea, Suit Says
June 15
Drug Industry Criticizes FDA's Response To Company on Off-Label Statements
June 15
Michael Kors Settles Class Action for $4.9M; Retailer to Change Outlet Pricing Practices
June 15
Discovery Rule Applies in Pain Pump Case
June 15
‘Chocolate Chew' Cookie Case Proceeds; Publix Can't Escape Allergen Warning Claims
June 12
Wrongful Promotion of Generic Drug May Be Viable Recovery Theory in Fifth Cir.
June 12
Preemption of Claims in Infuse Suit Upheld
June 12
Pfizer Wins Second Trial Over Zoloft, Birth-Defect Link
June 11
Transportation Spending Bill Passes House But Faces Opposition From Senate Democrats
June 11
Road to Record $199 Million Award Began with Hunch on Guardrails
June 11
PepsiCo Prop. 65 Claim Proceeds, Claims Not Preempted in 4-MeI Class Action
June 11
GM Ignition Cases See Bankruptcy Appeals, Protective Measures by Judge in MDL
June 11
No Unjust Enrichment Claim in Tea Label Suit; Court Stands by Original Decision
June 11
Shell, Texaco and Chevron Halt Bid To Link Gasoline Exposure to AML
June 11
Retailer Herbal Supplement Suits Transferred To Single MDL in Northern Illinois
June 11
Takata Pressed on Years of Delay In Fixing Air Bag Defect
June 3
Health Groups Petition FDA To Ban Eight Synthetic Flavors
June 11
FDA Sends Three FSMA Rules To White House for Final Review
June 11
Cell Phone Group Sues Berkeley, Says Ordinance Violates Free Speech Rights
June 10
No Class Action in Skinnygirl Margarita Suit; Second Attempt to Show Ascertainability Fails
June 10
Safe Saw Inventor Won't Be Forced To Testify in Upcoming Trial Against Ryobi
June 10
Lawyer Invented a Way to Take Cash From Injured Plaintiffs Through Data Mining
June 10
Honda Driver's Death May Be Seventh From Recalled Takata Air Bag
June 10
Tobacco Case Returns to Mass. State Court; Distributors Not Fraudulently Joined to Suit
June 10
ECHA: Chemical Companies Should Include Nano Research Results in REACH Dossiers
June 10
CPSC Commissioners Speak on ROVs, Pods, Port Program, Helmets at Senate Hearing
June 17
Ascertainability Kills Supplement Class; Showing, After Class Denial, Not Timely Made
June 9
Trinity Told by Judge to Pay $663 Million Over Guardrails in Whistle-Blower Suit
June 9
Unreported Coffepot Injuries Alleged in Suit; Distributor Didn't Agree to Settle With CPSC
June 18
Pfizer Report Warns of Possible Link Between Zoloft, Birth Defects
June 9
Medical Device, Drug Data Project Will Soon Play Larger Role at FDA
June 9
EPA's Findings on Ammonia, Ethylene Oxide, Trimethylbenzenes Backed by Advisory Panel
June 9
Kashi Agrees to Nearly $4 Million Deal, Will Remove ‘Natural' Label From Foods
June 8
Broad Cosmetics Ruling's Reach Limited, Attorneys Say; Plaintiffs Win Product Inclusion
June 8
Ford Explorer Suit Heads to W.Va. Court; No Fraudulent Joinder Demonstrated
June 8
Uphold Decertification, Other Rulings For Dole In Food Labeling Suit, Chamber Urges
June 8
NHTSA Seeks Staff Boost to Avoid Repeating GM Recall Failures
June 8
Lack of Evidence on Replacement Part Specs Sinks Defense in Aircraft Asbestos Case
June 5
Whirlpool Judgment OK'd in Gas Range Case; Link to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Fails
June 5
Design Defect Claims Move Forward In Woman's Suit Over IVC Filter
June 5
Bulleit Bourbon Targeted in Class Suit: Label Distillery Statements Said Deceptive
June 5
House Committee Approves TSCA Update Bill But State Attorneys General Still Concerned
June 4
Pa. Law Governs Graco Car Seat Suit; Toddler Paralyzed Following Mich. Accident
June 4
Ford, Honeywell Lose Bid to Restrict Use of Case Reports in Asbestos Trial
June 4
Truckmakers Ordered by Regulators To Add Anti-Rollover Technology
June 4
Nissan Can't Immediately Appeal Jurisdiction Ruling
June 4
MillerCoors Falsely Markets Blue Moon As Craft Beer, Would-be Class Suit Says
June 4
Meaning of ‘Handmade' at Issue In Consumer Suits Against Liquor Producers
June 3
Buying Gas for ‘Rolls Royce' Justice System: Panel Debates Third-Party Litigation Finance
June 3
Cymbalta Users Try Again for Class Status; Eli Lilly Allegedly Hid Withdrawal Risk
June 3
Dial: Softsoap Injunctive Relief-Only Class Deal Shows Class Status for Money Damages Tough
June 3
Some Canned Food Makers Switching From BPA, Environmental Group Finds
June 3
Nestle Faces ‘Moment of Truth’ in India Over Lead in Instant Noodles
June 3
Tobacco Companies to Appeal C$15.6 Billion Canadian Judgment
June 3
Pros, Cons and Future of Asbestos Litigation Debated At Civil Justice Symposium
June 3
SG to Justices: Don't Bat an Eye Over Allergan's Challenge to Eyelash Product
June 3
Petition Over Thalidomide Case Dismissals Nixed; Special Master's Inquiry May Proceed
June 3
Appeal Vowed in One Guardrail Suit; Judgment in Other Case Could Top $700M
June 1
Judgment, Decertification for Dole Proper In ‘Natural Fruit' Label Suit, 9th Cir. Told
June 1
Ninth Circuit Urged by Chamber To Uphold Rulings for Dole in Food Label Suit
June 8
Court Stays Suit Challenging State's Zohydro Restrictions Pending Final Action From FDA
June 1
Safety of Dioxins in Food, Dissimilarities In Global Standards Analyzed by EU Agency
June 1
Takata's Deal With DOT Will Lead To Faster Air-Bag Fixes, Foxx Says
May 29
‘Bare Metal Defense’ Applies in Pennsylvania To Strict Liability, Not Failure to Warn Claims
May 29
Family of Louisiana Mesothelioma Victim Can't Pursue Mental Anguish Claims
May 29
No Jurisdiction in N.M. Over Okla. Fitness Company
May 29
Boston Scientific Ordered to Pay $100M, Including $75M Punitives, in Del. Mesh Trial
May 28
Takata Agrees to Double U.S. Air Bag Recall To 34 Million, Pay More Than $1M in Fines
May 19
ConAgra to Pay $11.2 Million in Guilty Plea Over Peanut Butter Tainted With Salmonella
May 20
Takata Said to Have Changed Design of Its Air Bags in 2008
May 20
Record Takata Recall Poses Dilemma For U.S. Regulators Backing Untested Fix
May 20
Law Firm Fights Inquiry Into Clients' Consent To Voluntary Dismissal of Thalidomide Suits
May 20
FDA Developing Plan to Prevent Next Foodborne Illness Outbreak
May 20
CEO Marchionne Says He Doesn't Plan To Testify at July Chrysler Hearing
May 20
Judgment Upheld for Hitch Maker Cequent In Design Defect Case Over Metal Draw Bar
May 20
Zoloft Defendants Urge MDL Court To Reject Plaintiffs' Latest Causation Expert
May 20
Effort by Plaintiffs in Two GM Cases To Appeal Bankruptcy Stay Is Denied
May 20
New England Compounding Authorized to Pay Out $200 Million
May 20
ROVs, Test-Burden Reduction, Other Issues On Table at CPSC Oversight Hearing
May 19
Buyers Beware: When Consumers Should Steer Clear of the Supreme Court
May 19
Medtronic Infuse Preemption Decision Won't Be Revisited by Tenth Circuit
May 19
Claims Must Fail Against Branded Drugmaker, Despite Ala. Top Court Ruling, Wyeth Says
May 19
Strides Made, but More Needed to Protect States in Senate TSCA Bill, Organizations Say
May 19
No Jurisdiction for Attorneys' Fees Requestor
May 19
EPA Denies Request to Ban Triclosan But Will Assess Endangered Species Impacts
May 19
Guardrail Review Is Revamped By Highway Safety Agency to Cut Loophole
May 18
Plaintiff's Expert Nixed in Shell Oil Case Linking Benzene Exposure to Leukemia
May 18
Revlon False Ad Claims Proceed
May 18
SCOTUS Once Again Denies Review in Suit Alleging Generic Drug Co. Didn't Update Label
May 18
No SCOTUS Review of Expert Exclusion In Fixodent Neurological Injury Suit
May 18
Chrysler Recall Review Escalates With NHTSA Document Request, Hearing
May 18
No ‘Fundamental Nature' Exception For Inconsistent Verdict Objections in Florida
May 18
Class Status OK in N.J. Expired Gift Card Suit; No Ascertainability Required at Certification
May 18
Class Certification in Wesson Oil Suit Gets Immediate Appeal in Ninth Circuit
May 15
Zen Magnets Temporarily Kept From Selling Previously Recalled Sets
May 15
House Panel Approves TSCA Bill; Full Committee Looking at Markup Date
May 15
Ryobi, Techtronic Win Design Defect Suit; Table Saw Not ‘Unreasonably Dangerous'
May 15
USDA to Verify ‘GMO-Free' Labels; Program Voluntary for Food Companies
May 15
NFL Concussion Case Settlement To Be Challenged on Appeal
May 14
Zimmer Wins First Federal Trial; Durom Cup Hip Implant Suit Untimely
May 14
New Jersey Enacts Privacy Law Restricting Access to Car ‘Black Boxes’
May 14
Mack Trucks Advances to Trial In Design Flaw Case Linked to Accident
May 14
Sovereign Silver Class Action Dismissed; Attorneys Faulted for Lack of Diligence
May 14
Claims Winnowed in False Ad Suit Over Flintstones Healthy Brain Supplements
May 14
Two Phthalates Don't Need Regulatory Control, Australian Chemicals Regulator Says
May 14
Tobacco Ruling Would Have Wide Effects, Health Groups Say, Urging Full-Court Review
May 13
Volkswagen Unable to Halt ‘Novel’ Theory By Mechanic on Cause of Sudden Acceleration
May 13
Car-Safety Crisis Grows as Toyota, Nissan Recall 6M More Over Air Bags
May 13
DOT Shortens Timeline for Next Steps On Connected-Vehicle Technology
May 13
Wrong Pleading Standard Applied In Rejecting Plaintiffs' Lung Cancer Claims
May 13
Fitbit Devices Overestimate Sleep, Florida Man Says in Would-be Class Suit
May 13
Organic Industry Petitions USDA To Review Check-Off Proposal
May 13
California Top Court Poised to Decide Daimler Jurisdiction Issue in Plavix Case
May 12
Drugmaker Amarin Asks Court to Protect Free Speech Right to Discuss Off-Label Use
May 12
Lumber Liquidators: Insurers Wrongly Failed To Provide Coverage for Flooring Suits
May 12
GM Ignition Deaths Rise to 100 As Fund Aims for July Conclusion
May 12
RICO Claims Thrown Out in Risperdal Suit; No Standing for Man Who Didn't Pay Costs Himself
May 12
Withdraw Fragrance-Free Safer Choice Label, Work With Us, Trade Associations Tell EPA
May 12
No Jurisdiction For Attorneys' Fees Requestor
May 19
Jury Verdict For Electrician's Family Nixed In Aerial Lift Tip-Over Case in Texas
May 11
J&J Among Drug Companies Getting Chicago's Opiates Suit Tossed
May 11
‘Organic,’ ‘Natural’ Label Challenges Proceed In Suit Over Earth's Best Foods, Care Items
May 11
California Again to Place Bisphenol A On List for Reproductive Toxicants
May 11
Motorcycle Deaths, Injuries Down in 2013 But Fatalities Still Disproportionately High
May 11
Groups Praise FDA's Combination Product Draft Guidance, Want Some Changes
May 11
Fatal Tip-Over Suit Against Toys “R” Us Heads to State Court; No Fraudulent Joinder
May 8
Airline Passenger's Food Poisoning Claims Ruled Preempted by Montreal Convention
May 8
Lumber Liquidators Pulls Flooring Two Months After Criticism
May 8
Incomplete Beard Covers, Dirty Shoes Turned Up at Blue Bell
May 8
More Than One-Third of Senate Now Co-Sponsoring Bill to Overhaul TSCA
May 8
Lowe's Follows Rival Home Depot In Phasing Out Flooring With Phthalates
May 8
Methods, Data of CHAP Are Focus Of Public Comments on Phthalate Rule
May 7
$5M Engle-Progeny Judgment Affirmed; Philip Morris Not Denied Right to Fair Trial
May 7
Expedited Discovery OK'd in Injunction Action Over Lumber Liquidators' Home Test Kits
May 7
Soccer Moms’ Head-Injury Suit Against FIFA May Be Tossed Out
May 7
GM's Bankruptcy Judge Wants No Letters Written Behind His Back
May 7
Samsung Washing Machine Class Action Proceeds on Fraud-Based Claims
May 7
Food Industry to Appeal Decision In Vermont GMO Labeling Case
May 7
FDA Inspections of Generic Drug Makers Improve, but Work Remains, Report Says
May 6
‘Handmade' Maker's Mark Bourbon Suit Axed; Consumers Failed to Show Label Deceptive
May 6
Growing Markets for Safer Chemicals Prompt Greater Investments, Report Says
May 6
Carrera‘s Strict Requirement for Identifying Class Members Still Stands in 3rd Cir., Some Say
May 5
Full Eleventh Circuit Review Sought For Cigarette Preemption Ruling
May 5
Tygacil Warning Claims Survive Dismissal, But Fraud Not Sufficiently Pleaded
May 5
House Panel Approves TSCA Act; Full Committee Looking at Markup Date
May 15
Trials Set Over Paint Stripper Deaths Against Manufacturer W.M. Barr & Co.
May 5
Would-be Class Suits Target General Mills, Nestle Over Trans Fat in Baking Mix, Creamer
May 5
Panera Follows Chipotle In Purging Menu of ‘No-No’ Ingredients
May 5
Some Information on Device Identifiers Now Searchable on Database, FDA Says
May 5
Bill to Ground Recalled Rental Cars Is Back; Automaker Group's Alternative Criticized
May 4
DOT Shortens Timeline For Next Steps On Connected-Vehicle Technology
May 13
The Ascendancy of Ascertainability as a Threshold Requirement for Certification
May 4
Obtryx Pelvic Mesh Case Proceeds On Design, Warranty Claims; Warning Claim Out
May 4
California Supplement Maker Wins Judgment In Hawaii OxyElite Suit; Jurisdiction Lacking
May 4
Despite Clearing Committee, TSCA Bill Has Long Road Ahead, Senators Say
May 4
Science Experts May Testify in Proceeding Charging Bayer With Violating 2007 Compact
May 1
‘No Sugar Added' Label Suit Appealed After Judgment for Ocean Spray
May 1
FTC Can Curb Stimulants in Supplements, Senators Say After FDA Mails Warnings
May 1
Popcorn Workers Lose Bid for Remand, Didn't Meet CAFA Exception Burden
May 1
Lexapro Action Stays in Federal Court; Diversity Jurisdiction Found
May 1
House Democrats Call for Removal Of Truck Policy Riders From Spending Bill
May 1
FDA's Increasing Focus on Data Integrity
May 1
Honda, Takata Sued in U.S. Over Death In Malaysia Linked to Air Bag Shrapnel
May 1
Claims Narrowed in Asbestos Case Against Shell Oil, United Technologies
May 1
‘No Injury' Bill Will Curb Class Action Abuse, Supporters Say; Detractors Call It Overbroad
April 30
Rule 23 Subcommittee Publishes Draft Ideas: Settlement Criteria, Issue Classes on Table
April 30
Consumer Attorneys Dispute Industry Claims In California Take-Home Asbestos Appeals
April 30
Alabama Innovator Liability Ruling Against Branded Drug Makers Reversed by Bill
April 30
Black & Decker to Pay $1.6M Penalty, Start Compliance Program Over Mowers
April 30
Credit Science for Helping Fuel U.S. Ice Cream Industry's Recalls
April 30
Honda Driver's Broken Eye Socket Missed by Early-Warning System
April 30
EU Chemicals Agency Calls for Information On Four Phthalates, Envisions Total Ban
April 30
NHTSA Takes Aim at Recalls Not Completed, Convenes Automakers, Others to Share Ideas
April 29
Senate Gives Auto Whistleblower Bill A Green Light; Legislation Moves to House
April 29
California Consumer Class Certified In KitchenAid Refrigerator Energy Star Dispute
April 29
Toyota Wins Judgment in Camry Crash Case; Plaintiff Didn't Provide Expert Testimony
April 29
Vermont GMO Labeling Law Stands; Decision Likely to Be Appealed
April 29
Revised TSCA Overhaul Bill Approved With Bipartisan Vote by Senate Committee
April 29
Tyson Foods to Stop Using Human Antibiotics in Broiler Chickens by 2017
April 29
Methods, Data of CHAP are Focus Of Public Comments on Phthalate Rule
May 7
Respirator Maker Wins Reversal on Appeal; Judgment Granted on Warning, Defect Claims
April 28
Takeda Said to Agree to Pay $2.3 Billion To Settle Thousands of Actos Cases
April 28
Another Food Label Case Headed to 9th Cir.; Judgment Over Hershey Benefits Appealed
April 28
Medtronic Reaches Agreement With DOJ On Manufacturing Standards for Drug Pumps
April 28
Chipotle Completes Plan to Eliminate Use of Genetically Modified Organisms
April 28
Wrongful Death Verdict Reopened for Hearing Into Allegations Jury Knew of Settlement Offer
April 27
Wrong Forum Halts Rollover Suit; Uncle Didn't Meet Texas Jurisdiction Exception
April 27
Injury Claims Over Compounded Drug Fall Within Texas Medical Liability Act
April 27
Another SCOTUS Review Denial in Suit Alleging Generic Drug Co. Didn't Update Label
April 27
Senate, House Democrats Urge FDA To Adopt Proposed Generic Labeling Rule
April 27
FDA Import Safety Mandate Under FSMA May Be Most Challenging Task Ahead
April 27
EU Approves Backlog of 17 Modified Crops For Imports of Food, Animal Feed Products
April 27
Levels of Flame Retardants, Other Chemicals In Children's Products Cited in Danish Study
April 27
Wal-Mart Juice Class Action Advances; Plaintiffs Sufficiently Allege Misbranding
April 24
No Remand for Pain Therapy Device Class; Device Maker's CAFA Removal Was Timely
April 24
The Next Big Thing: Enforcing Terms of Service in an Internet of Things World
April 24
EU Restricts Lead in Consumer Products That Children May Put in Their Mouths
April 24
Experts Properly Rejected in ATV Case; Flaws Found in Alternative Designs, Tests
April 23
Medtronic's Pair of Preemption Wins Consistent With Precedents, Company Says
April 23
Legislation to Curtail Certification Of ‘No Injury' Classes Introduced in House
April 23
Suits: Xarelto Marketed as ‘One Size Fits All'; No Disclosure on Lack of Reversal Agent
April 23
EC Proposes to Allow Members to Ban EU-Approved GM Food, Feed Products
April 23
Trek Recalls Bikes for Lever Replacement After Stopped, Dislodged Wheel Incidents
April 23
GAO: Consumer Products Overseen By 20 Agencies, Creating Inefficiency
April 23
Boxer Pursuing Compromise ‘Fixes' To TSCA Reform Bill Ahead of Markup
April 23
House Passes Legislation To Combat Rx Drug Abuse
April 23
Cosmetics Label Suit Reinstated; Dismissal Under Primary Jurisdiction Improper
April 10
‘GMO-Free' Quinoa Crisps Deceptively Labeled; Snacks Have GMO Ingredients, Consumer Says
April 10
Would-be Class Suit Proceeds Over Hain Celestial ‘Natural' Labels
April 10
Organic Advocates Sue USDA Over Policy Governing Materials Allowed in Farming
April 10
Federal Law Preempts Some Tobacco Claims In Engle-Progeny Cases, 11th Circuit Says
April 9
Jeep Fuel Tanks May Get New NHTSA Look, Rosekind Says
April 9
Mercedes-Benz Engine Class Settlement Receives Preliminary Court Approval
April 9
Pfizer Assailed at Opening Of Zoloft Birth Defect Risk Trial
April 9
Daubert Analysis Must Be Applied At Class Certification Stage in Third Circuit
April 9
Narrow House TSCA Reform Bill Circulates; April 14 Hearing to Include EPA Testimony
April 9
More Farms Exempt From Registration, FSMA Food Facility Rule Under FDA Proposal
April 9
Make Rule 23 Fairer to Plaintiffs, Public Justice Tells Advisory Committee
April 9
GM Avoids Recall of 2 Million Trucks For Corroded Brake Lines
April 9
Punitives Allowed Against Boston Scientific In Couple's Suit Under Maryland Law
April 8
New Jeep Fuel-Tank Suit to Be Filed Over Fire Death of Michigan Woman
April 8
Sanctions in $17M Plane Crash Case Upheld; Engine Maker's Due Process Not Violated
April 8
No Interlocutory Review of Class Certification In Scotts EZ Seed Consumer Suit
April 8
Proposed Class Action OK Against Nissan; Design Satisfies Jurisdictional Requirement
April 8
Mercedes-Benz Van Proposed Class Action Moves Forward on Product Liability Claim
April 8
Legislation to Overhaul TSCA Greeted By Partisan Split Among Attorneys General
April 8
No Preemption in Lexapro Suicide Case, But Defendant Wins Judgment on Causation
April 7
Law of Mexico, Not Texas, Governs Suit Over Deadly Copter Crash, Del. Justices Say
April 7
Pennsylvania Product Case Remanded As Federal Courts Heed Tincher Decision
April 7
Prior Relationship With Defendant Disqualifies Plaintiffs' Expert From Addressing Causation
April 7
Centrum Vitamin Class Complaint Tossed; Plaintiffs Failed to Show Labels Deceptive
April 7
Innovation Outpacing Regulatory Systems; Modernized TSCA, New Data Said to Help
April 7
FDA Issues Guidance on Submitting Revisions to Risk Plans for Drugs
April 7
Ford Owners Win Source Code Discovery In Unintended Acceleration Class Cases
April 6
Benicar Suits Head for New Jersey; Plaintiffs Say Drug Causes GI Problems
April 6
No MDL for Consumer Suits Over Ginkgo Biloba Marketing
April 6
No Federal Testofen MDL; Few Suits Over Herbal Testosterone Booster
April 6
Vilsack: Inclusion of SPS Measures in TPP Would Deter Food Safety Barriers to Trade
April 6
Dishing Up Directors & Officers Insurance Coverage for Foodborne Illness
April 6
CPSC Magnet Rule Stayed by Tenth Circuit; Court Weighs Zen Magnets' Review Petition
April 3
Fiat Chrysler Hit With $150 Million Verdict In Boy's Death in Jeep Fuel-Tank Fire
April 3
Seven Chemicals to Be Reviewed by IARC In 2016 to Gauge Cancer-Causing Potential
April 3
Statute of Repose Defense Struck Down For Engle-Progeny Fraud Claims in Florida
April 2
Aveeno ‘Natural' Sunscreen Label Suit Not Preempted, Survives Dismissal
April 2
Hershey Wins Judgment in Label Suit Over Antioxidant Statement on Kisses
April 2
Zoetis to Stop Selling Arsenic-Based Drug Used in Poultry, FDA Says
April 2
FDA Releases Guidance on Evaluation, Labeling of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids
April 2
First Pair of Smokers' Cases Filed in Series Meant to Use Broad Mass. Top Court Holding
April 1
Class Claims Axed in Riddell Helmet Suit But Plaintiffs May Recast Proposed Class
April 1
Takeda Said to Offer $2.2 Billion To Settle Actos Litigation
April 1
Contacts Insufficient for General Jurisdiction Under Daimler Analysis; Case Transferred
April 1
Expert's ‘Limited and Dated’ Experience Sinks Bid to Link Filter Failure to Defect
April 1
Estee Lauder Putative Class Suit Proceeds On False Advertising, Contract Claims
April 1
Formaldehyde Emissions Rule Expected By End of Year, EPA Tells Rep. Matsui
April 1
EPA Orders Florida Company to End Sales of Unregistered Nanosilver Products
April 1
New Jersey Legislature Limits Access To Data From Motor Vehicle ‘Black Boxes'
April 1
CPSC Magnet Rule Stayed by Tenth Circuit As Court Weighs Zen Magnet's Petition for Review
April 3
Public Citizen Asks FDA to Stop Off-Label Promotions of Diabetes Drugs
April 1
FDA Strengthens Warnings On Allergic Reactions With Anemia Drug
April 1