Boston partner Jonathan Handler makes the argument that although the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 might have been well intentioned, its implementation has been a logistical nightmare. According to the Boston attorneys, that's because it does not provide the Consumer Product Safety Commission with the resources to enforce the law. Nor does it give sufficient forethought to its implications for affected businesses.
Part one of this article described the background of the CPSIA and some of the developments since its passage. Part two addresses recent activity relating to products such as electronics, bicycles, and ATVs, the challenges imposed by implementation, and the future of the CPSIA.
On March 11, Paul Williams presented at the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA) seminar, "Titans of the Defense," where he discussed tips, strategies and lessons learned from his trial experience.
Jim Rotondo, Jennifer Shukla, and Julia Sorensen authored an article, "Amazon Tests Boundaries of What It Means to Be a Product Seller," published by Bloomberg BNA's Product Liability & Toxics Law News.
Jonathan Handler and Sylvia-Rebecca Gutiérrez co-authored an article, "Geographic Information Systems For Environmental Litigation," published by Bloomberg Environment's Environment & Energy Report.
Day Pitney Alert
John Cerreta and Jennifer Shukla authored an article, "Navigating Recent Changes to Connecticut Design Law," for the Connecticut Law Tribune.
Gary Betensky and Michael Napoleone were featured in a profile, "Day Pitney LLP: Firm Expands to Better Serve South Florida Clients," published in the March issue of The Boca Raton Observer magazine.
Day Pitney's representation of Walmart is noted in a Law360 article, entitled "Walmart Wins At NJ High Court In Fight Over Medical Terms."
Day Pitney Press Release
Day Pitney LLP, led by partner Michael Furey, is representing a major retailer in connection with a personal injury case of first impression that is pending in the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Boston-based Day Pitney partner Jonathan I. Handler was quoted in an article, "Split Mass. Top Court Says Strict Time Bar Can Apply To 93A," published by Law360.