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|Court Addresses Limits of Coverage for Faulty Rooftop Solar Installation|
Frederick J. Heinle; Duane Morris LLP;
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 2016A Michigan appellate court recently addressed what coverage, if any, was available under a general liability insurance policy for damage caused by the improper installation of rooftop solar panels. Mid-Michigan Solar LLC (“MMS”) was contracted to install photovoltaic solar power systems...
|Massive CPSC Recall Leaked to the Press by “CPSC Source” Prior to Official Agency Announcement|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
July 15, 2016, previously published on June 28, 2016Today the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada announced a massive joint recall with IKEA involving over 35 million pieces of furniture that can pose a tip over hazard to small children. While we would normally write about the recall itself, a troubling...
|Chemotherapy (Taxotere) Lawsuits for Permanent Hair Loss|
Buckfire Buckfire P.C.;
July 7, 2016, previously published on July 2016Lawsuits are being filed by women who suffered permanent hair loss caused by the chemotherapy drug Taxotere.
|Corporations in the Cross-Hairs: A View from the Product-Liability Trenches|
David B. Alden, Mark A. Belasic, Stephanie E. Parker; Jones Day;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 2016The United States finds itself in another political Olympiad-and a remarkable, unpredictable one at that. More than in past campaigns, the major parties’ leading candidates have targeted American corporations, regularly railing against the supposedly outsized and pernicious power and...
David Jay, Jason Kislin, Paige Nestel; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
July 7, 2016, previously published on June 21, 2016Although New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer Contract Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) was enacted over 30 years ago, there has been a dramatic spike in the statute’s popularity amongst plaintiff’s attorneys in recent months - leading to dozens of lawsuits, class actions, and threats...
|OTC Drug Regulatory Paradigm Open to Stakeholder Feedback Until July 10|
Joanne S. Hawana; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
June 22, 2016, previously published on June 14, 2016Continuing a discussion that began in 2014, on June 10, 2016 FDA hosted a public meeting on the potential development of a user fee program for OTC (over-the-counter, or nonprescription) drug products marketed pursuant to the Agency’s monograph system. Agency leader Dr. Janet Woodcock wrote...
|Senate Appropriations Bill Targets FDA Rulemaking Agenda|
Joanne S. Hawana, Sam Rothbloom; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
June 21, 2016, previously published on June 8, 2016The Senate Appropriations Committee is looking to tinker with the Food and Drug Administration’s rulemaking agenda through its fiscal year 2017 funding bill for the Department of Agriculture and FDA (S. 2956). Passed unanimously by the committee last month, the bill would give FDA marching...
|California Plaintiffs Say that Size Matters: Consumer Fraud Class Action Challenges Slack-Fill in Protein Products|
Samantha Duplantis; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 27, 2016Slack Fill Protein PowderAccording to named plaintiffs in a consumer fraud action filed in December in the Southern District of California, size matters when making it comes to making a purchase. In fact, Plaintiffs claim that the average consumer’s purchasing decision is “heavily...
|CPSC Reaches Second Civil Penalty Agreement in As Many Weeks; Sunbeam Products to Pay $4.5 Million to Resolve Late Reporting Allegations|
Matthew Cohen; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
June 17, 2016, previously published on June 6, 2016USCPSC RecallThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is set to announce yet another civil penalty settlement. Sunbeam Products d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions (Sunbeam or the Company) has agreed to pay a $4.5 million civil penalty to resolve charges that it knowingly failed to...
|CPSC Chairman Vows that Every CPSC Voluntary Corrective Action Will Be Called a “Recall”|
Matthew Cohen, Matthew R. Howsare; Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
June 17, 2016, previously published on May 17, 2016According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye announced in a meeting with consumer advocates that the agency will never again allow a company conducting a voluntary corrective action to call it anything other than a “recall.” Last year, after the announcement of a...