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FTC Orders – Doesn’t Warn – Bollman Hat Company to Cease Deceptive “Made in USA” Claims, Licensing “American Made Matters” Seal to Others without Proper Vetting

As we reported a few months ago, the FTC has increased its enforcement of its “Made in USA” requirements – typically through warning letters rather than formal administrative or legal proceedings. This week’s proposed Consent Order against Bollman Hat Company … Continue reading

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Does Georgia Law Require Manufacturers to Warn Third Parties About Dangerous Products?

When it comes to product liability, Georgia courts have long held that a manufacturer can be held responsible for its “failure to warn” customers about potentially harmful defects that it knew about (or should have known about). This duty extends … Continue reading

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Eighth Circuit Holds Replacement Workers Not Covered by WARN Act

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that workers hired as replacements during a strike are not covered by the notice requirements of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act [WARN Act, 29… … Continue reading

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Attorneys and PL Underwriters Take Notice: ABA Ethics Committee Urges Lawyers to Warn Clients About Risks of Emailing From Employer's Computer Systems

The ABA has issued a formal ethics opinion that provides guidance to lawyers whose clients use an employer's email account to send or receive email from counsel. In Formal Opinion 11-459, the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility urges … Continue reading

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UK Offshore Safety Regulators Warn BP About Lack of Safety Checks

After maritime lawyers and US federal officials, it's now the turn of offshore safety regulators in the United Kingdom to increase pressure on BP. The Health and Safety Executive in the UK has warned BP about the lack of safety … Continue reading

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