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N.Y. Attorney General Sues Online Tobacco Sites
Posted on 6 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINEOLA, N.Y. - (AP) Six website operators are violating a state law that bans the online sale of tobacco to customers in New York, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday. Schneiderman said lawsuits were filed a day earlier in state Supreme... Read More

Marler Clark Files First Salmonella Lawsuit In Outbreaks Linked To Taco Bell
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The first Salmonella lawsuit has been filed in the pair of Salmonella outbreaks that has sickened 155 people in 21 states. The lawsuit was filed against Yum! Brands (the parent company of Taco Bell) in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Franklin... Read More

Lawsuit Claims Ohio Woman Victim Of Taco Bell Salmonella Outbreaks
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - An Ohio victim of the Salmonella outbreaks linked to Taco Bell filed a food poisoning lawsuit in the Court of Common Pleas of Scioto County, Ohio, on Aug. 16 ( Tammy Hale, et al. vs. Yum Brands Inc., et al. , No. 10CIC00032, Ohio Comm... Read More

Alford On How U.S. Courts Have Ruled In Thimerosal/Autism Cases
Posted on 7 Jul 2010 by Margie Searcy Alford

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, toxic tort litigator and author Margie Searcy Alford reviews recent court decisions in cases alleging a link between thimerosal and autism. She writes: "According to the Centers for Diseases Control, about one out... Read More

CDC Review Finds No Link Between Chinese Drywall, 11 Deaths
Posted on 4 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA — A review provided to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health finds that there is no evidence linking exposure to problem... Read More