Product Liability Law
541 ABA Journal Product Liability Law articles.
Amazon.com Inc. can’t be held liable for the death of a teenager from caffeine powder sold by one of its vendors, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Oct 2, 2020 11:16 AM CDT
More law students are taking bankruptcy classes
Some law professors are reporting the demand for their bankruptcy classes is booming. Ronald Mann, a Columbia Law School professor, told Thomson Reuters…
Aug 28, 2020 4:22 PM CDT
A California appeals court ruled Thursday that Amazon can be held strictly liable for injuries caused by defective products sold by third-party vendors through its online marketplace.
Aug 14, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
Cahill Gordon & Reindel and the chemical company BASF have agreed to pay $72.5 million to settle claims that the law firm and a company acquired by BASF had hidden evidence of asbestos in talc products during litigation.
Jul 27, 2020 12:04 PM CDT
Potential jurors were distracted or absent during a virtual voir dire that was “riddled with various problems,” according to a mistrial motion
filed on behalf of an asbestos defendant.
Jul 22, 2020 2:41 PM CDT
Another law firm cuts pay for lawyers and staffers
Holland & Hart is reducing profit distributions to equity partners and cutting pay for salaried lawyers by 15%. Staff members who…
Jun 24, 2020 4:48 PM CDT
Bayer AG has agreed to pay up to $10.9 billion to settle current and potentially future litigation contending that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.
Jun 24, 2020 2:57 PM CDT
A malpractice lawsuit filed against Boies Schiller Flexner alleges that the law firm gave bad advice and used overly aggressive litigation tactics that cost its former clients extra money in intellectual property litigation.
May 18, 2020 1:22 PM CDT
Doctors and nurses across the country are asking about legal remedies they may have because of exposure to COVID-19 and a lack of personal protective equipment, or PPE. Invariably, their main concern is the dangers to which they’re being exposed.
Apr 2, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
Apple has agreed to pay up to $500 million to settle a class action lawsuit that accuses the multinational technology company of slowing down older iPhones to induce owners to buy new models.
Mar 3, 2020 10:50 AM CST
Law firm to pay nearly $1M to drivers it solicited from crash reports
Utah-based law firm Craig Swapp & Associates will pay nearly $1 million to thousands of Washington drivers…
Jan 31, 2020 3:23 PM CST
A lawyer who helped a groundskeeper obtain a $289 million verdict against the maker of Roundup has been charged with trying to extort $200 million from an unnamed company.
Dec 20, 2019 2:14 PM CST
Alex Kozinski returns to the 9th Circuit on the other side of the bench
After retiring in 2017 amid allegations of sexual misconduct, former Judge Alex Kozinski is returning…
Dec 6, 2019 4:20 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by the maker of the Bushmaster semi-automatic rifle in a suit seeking to hold the gun manufacturer liable for the shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Nov 12, 2019 12:20 PM CST
Defense lawyers in tort cases are looking for ways to counter what they describe as an increasingly popular “reptile” approach by opposing counsel.
Oct 24, 2019 10:44 AM CDT
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