Hovering Into the Courtroom

Happy New Year!  With the first post of the year, we are examining a 2015 holiday craze that may generate a host of product liability lawsuits in 2016: the “hoverboard.” Despite the misnomer, the 2015-incarnation of a “hoverboard” does not actually hover, but rather propels the rider forward on parallelRead the full article →

FDA Turns Up The Heat On Indoor Tanning Beds

As we prepare for Winter’s arrival, many of us are longing for our trips to the beach for “fun in the sun.”  But the cold weather does not stop everyone from working on their tans — and the FDA recently announced it is proposing heightened safety measures on “sunlamp” products, more commonlyRead the full article →

Cybersecurity Becomes Law

During the 2013 holiday season, retailers were targeted in some of the largest cyber attacks on record, compromising tens of millions of consumer payment card numbers.  This holiday season—Friday December 18, 2015 to be exact—President Obama signed into law a $1.1 trillion spending bill.  Included within the larger spending billRead the full article →