Perspectives on Product Liability & Mass Torts
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Can a corporate party affirmatively use deposition testimony from its own 30(b)(6) witness at trial? It depends.
From Bystander to Referee: The More Robust Role of Judges Under Amended Federal Rule of Evidence 702
Product liability cases often involve complex, multidisciplinary subjects where expert opinion testimony is necessary to explain scientific, technological, or other specialized issues to the jury.
On January 20, 2023, the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final rule on food traceability will take effect. Regulated entities will have a three-year compliance period, with a current compliance date of January 20, 2026. But what exactly will companies have to do to comply with the new rule?
The US litigation finance industry is valued at over a billion dollars and has continued to grow as potential funders increasingly see litigation as an investment opportunity. Despite the growing presence of litigation funders, courts continue to extend work product protection and confidentiality.
‘Tis the season for many Americans to head out to a local Christmas tree farm. But what if in the course of picking out the perfect tree, someone twists their ankle out in the fields, a tree being felled falls on a caroler, or a car gets dented while the tree is being loaded in?
US environmental policy changes tend to occur at a glacial pace, particularly at the federal level. Frustrated with the pace of change, environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and state regulators are increasingly alleging “ESG” and sustainability-focused claims.
On November 3, 2022, two consumers filed a putative class action complaint against a fast fashion company, claiming that the apparel company’s “Conscious Choice” clothing line deceived consumers into buying products labeled as made from environmentally friendly materials.
Free-range hens, sustainably sourced, and 100% Parmesan Cheese: At first glance, these phrases are indistinguishable from the countless marketing consumers encounter on a daily basis. However, in courts across the country, these phrases could constitute false advertising.
ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce that 121 attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2023, with an additional six attorneys highlighted as “Lawyers of the Year” and 40 attorneys listed as “Ones to Watch.”
To Bean or Not to Bean: How Developments in Vanilla Flavoring Disputes Reveal Larger Trends in Mislabeling Cases
A number of recent cases seek to combat what plaintiffs claim is a surge of deceptive marketing by companies in the food space. In particular, there have been a number of claims concerning the use and labeling of vanilla flavoring.
Partner Rachel Remke will present at Practising Law Institute’s Manufacturing and Consumer Products Law Institute on April 13, 2022.
Practice Pointer: How Manufacturers Can Protect Their Lobbying Efforts With the Noerr-Pennington Doctrine
Companies often communicate with government agencies directly or through trade associations for a variety of reasons. But what happens when an adverse party tries to use comments made to the government or membership in an advocacy group as evidence in litigation?
Parents across the country are often on the lookout for the latest “hot” items for their kids and social media can be one way parents find out about what’s popular. One toy that has been popular on social media is the Pop It fidget.
Since prescription opioids were first introduced for pain treatment in the 1990s, the number of drug overdose deaths has quadrupled, and more than a half million Americans have died from an overdose involving an opioid.
Amid the holiday cheer this year, you may have noticed longer shipping times and more items out of stock, even as you’ve ordered more online than in the past. Businesses and consumers alike have learned over the past 21 months that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to supply chain bottlenecks.
Plaintiffs continue to file website accessibility lawsuits at a rapid pace, but two recent decisions in New York federal court may reduce certain types of filings in that forum.