Tag Archives: U.S.

Truck Fatality Brings Death Toll From Defective Takata Air Bags to 15 in the U.S., 21 Globally

Ford Motor Co. is warning owners of nearly 3,000 older Ranger pickup trucks not to drive them after learning that a driver was killed last year when a defective air bag made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. ruptured in a … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Take Up Challenge to Constitutionality of SEC ALJs’ Appointment

In prior posts (most recently here), I have noted the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent predilection for taking up cases arising under the securities laws or otherwise involving securities lawsuits. On January 12, 2018, the Court reinforced this impression again by … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court to Consider Internet Retail Taxes

Today the United States Supreme Court announced it will hear the South Dakota challenge in the 1992 Quill decision. In South Dakota v. Wayfair, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled the economic nexus standard for sales tax established by the … Continue reading

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CDC’s Top 5 Foodborne Bugs in U.S.

The top five germs that cause illnesses from food eaten in the United States are: 1.  Norovirus Norovirus is the leading cause of gastroenteritis, or what we commonly think of as stomach flu symptoms. It causes 23 million cases of … Continue reading

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U.S. State Department Issues New Crime Warning for the Bahamas

The United Stated State Department issued a new crime warning for the Bahamas. You can read the new warning issued on January 10, 2018 here. The crime warning states, in part: Exercise increased caution in The Bahamas due to crime. … Continue reading

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