Description Date Docket #
In re Johnson and Johnson Talcum Powder Products Litigation
United States Third Circuit
Consumer Protection Law, Product Liability, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a consumer who purchased baby powder without being informed that it increased the risk of ovarian cancer (as she alleged it did) had no...
09/06/2018 17-2980
Kim v. Toyota Motor Corp.
Supreme Court of California
Evidence, Product Liability, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a defendant in a product liability action could introduce industry custom-and-practice evidence. The plaintiff, who alleged that he was...
08/27/2018 S232754
Monster Energy Co. v. Schechter
California Court of Appeal
Contracts, Product Liability, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
Held that plaintiff's counsel was not liable for breaching a provision in a settlement agreement requiring him to keep the settlement confidential....
08/13/2018 E066267
Alfaro v. Colgate-Palmolive Co.
California Court of Appeal
Product Liability, Injury & Tort Law
Reversed a ruling that denied costs to Colgate-Palmolive Co. after it prevailed in a suit alleging that its talcum powder products caused the...
08/08/2018 B281022
Abdul-Mumit v. Alexandria Hyundai LLC
United States Fourth Circuit
Consumer Protection Law, Product Liability
Affirmed the dismissals of three consumer lawsuits alleging that Hyundai Motor America misrepresented the estimated fuel economy of certain models of...
07/13/2018 17-1582
Carroll v. E One Inc
United States Third Circuit
Product Liability, Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
Affirmed. Firefighters-plaintiffs allege hearing loss from manufacturer-defendant’s fire sirens. District court dismissed the case with prejudice and...
06/20/2018 17-2183
Doherty v. Merck
United States First Circuit
Product Liability, Injury & Tort Law, Constitutional Law
Plaintiffs filed suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act and for product liability when the Merck manufacture implantable contraceptive device failed...
06/18/2018 17-1997
Clark v. Advanced Group Composites, Inc.
United States Second Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
Vacating and remanding the judgment of the district court granting Boeing's motion to dismiss a mesothelioma claim that, according to Boeing, was...
03/30/2018 17-1727-cv
Gonzalez v. Owens Corning
United States Third Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Product Liability
Affirming the denial of class certification in a putative class action brought by consumers in four states against Owens Corning for their sale of...
03/19/2018 16-2653
Shakur v. Smith and Nephew, PLC
United States Third Circuit
Civil Procedure, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
Affirming district court rulings dismissing negligence, strict liability, and breach of implied warranty claims that were expressly preempted by...
03/01/2018 16-3785

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