Perspectives on Product Liability & Mass Torts
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Jonathan Judge will speak at the PLI Manufacturing and Consumer Products Law Institute on April 12, 2023 in New York.
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?
Prop 65 Counsel: What To Know
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.
Prop 65 Counsel: What To Know
ArentFox Schiff has been recognized with 53 top rankings in the 2023 edition of US News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”
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.
Last fall, we wrote about the EPA’s strategic roadmap regarding its goals for investigating, regulating, and remediating Per- and Polyfluroalkyl Substances (PFAS).
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.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce the election of nine new partners, effective January 1, 2022.
Personal Jurisdiction: State Court Application of Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court
In March, the Supreme Court addressed the test for specific personal jurisdiction in Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court. The Court considered whether the test’s second prong — which requires that a plaintiff’s claims “arise out of or relate to” the defendant’s forum contacts
Over the last few months, you may have seen more e-scooters on the streets as people have felt safer returning to schools and to the office, and have been gathering more frequently with family and friends. E-scooters have many potential benefits: they help alleviate traffic and city congestion.
Schiff Hardin LLP has received 39 top-tier rankings in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” nationally recognizing the firm’s premier practices.
Illinois State Bar Association Food Law Section
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 51 attorneys have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2022.