Overview

Bloomberg Law’s® extensive network of reporters and editors provides comprehensive authoritative coverage of significant developments and issues  in  product safety and liability litigation and regulation, toxic tort, hazardous waste, and related insurance litigation, plus analysis from top litigators. Product Liability & Toxics Law News also serves as an objective, results-oriented resource for plaintiffs and defense lawyers monitoring the latest news and guidance on the admissibility of expert evidence across all litigation areas. It contains balanced news articles,insightful analyses, current data, and essential documents.

 

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Coverage

  • Federal and state judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments relating to product liability and safety
  • Significant decisions by state and federal courts
  • Litigation coverage of product liability cases, including cases involving consumer products, medical devices, drugs, and motor vehicles
  • Multidistrict  litigation coverage
  • Regulatory coverage of developments involving the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
  • Federal and state legal developments relating to personal injury, property damage, and insurance coverage developments involving the exposure to, and presence of, hazardous waste and other toxic substances
  • Civil and criminal suits brought by private parties or governments involving cleanup costs, natural resources, and hazardous waste
  • Actions brought under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA/ Superfund), and state and local hazardous waste laws
  • Actions brought under state tort law for exposure to toxic substances
  • Federal and state judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments dealing with expert evidence in all types of litigation
  • Procedurally organized news sections tracking discovery, admissibility, and collateral issues
  • Litigation developments including both Daubert and non-Daubert jurisdictions

 

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Topics

 

 

  • Allocation issues
  • Asbestos
  • Building and construction materials
  • Causation
  • Children’s products
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA/Superfund)
  • Consumer litigation
  • Consumer Product Safety Act
  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
  • Contribution protection
  • Cost recovery and cleanup litigation
  • Court-appointed experts
  • CPSC regulations
  • Damages
  • Drugs
  • Due diligence
  • Electronics
  • Environmental exposure
  • Environmental litigation
  • Epidemiology
  • Expert bias
  • Expert fees
  • Expert qualifications
  • Federal facilities
  • Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
  • Federal Hazardous Substances Act
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
  • Federal Rules of Evidence
  • Food and beverages
  • Forensics
  • Government enforcement actions
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Hazardous waste law
  • Hearsay
  • Lead paint
  • Liability insurance
  • Medical devices
  • Medical malpractice litigation
  • Methodology
  • Motor vehicles
  • Motor Vehicle Safety Act
  • Natural resource damages
  • Negligence
  • NHTSA regulations
  • Occupational exposure
  • Oil Pollution Act
  • Oil spills
  • Peer review
  • Personal injury
  • Pesticides
  • Pre-emption
  • Product liability litigation
  • Product recalls and penalties
  • Product testing
  • Property damage
  • Property valuation
  • Residential exposure
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Sanctions
  • Scientific evidence
  • Securities litigation
  • Sports equipment
  • Standard of care
  • State enforcement actions
  • Statistical evidence
  • Tax litigation
  • Tobacco
  • Tort reform
  • Toxic products
  • Toxic Substances Control Act
  • Toxic tort litigation

 

 

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