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CPSC Announces Yet Another Lithium-Ion Battery Recall

The recall continues a trend of lithium-ion battery-related recalls. Most notably, it follows the 1.9 million Samsung Galaxy Note7 recalled in the fall of 2016, as well as the recall of over half a million hoverboards. In each instance, the products’ lithium-ion battery packs were said to pose a risk of overheating and catching fire. More >

Nilan Johnson Lewis Welcomes Jason Hungerford

Jason Hungerford brings over seven years of experience in litigation, including several years of employment litigation involving non-compete work, whistleblower cases, individual and collective FLSA matters, and discrimination claims. More >

SCOTUS to Sort Out Class-Action Waiver Conundrum

The specific question at issue before the Court in all three cases is whether the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which provides that employees have a right to engage in “concerted activities” for mutual aid or protection, trumps the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and its express policy in favor of arbitration. More >