Partner Jeffrey Soble published a Practice Note in Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law. The piece, “Preempting and Mitigating Product Liability Claims,” discusses the steps that product manufacturers can take to avoid or mitigate consumer and other product liability claims. The note gives a basic overview of the nature and types of product liability claims and describes the various benefits a company can receive by avoiding these claims. This note explains the elements of an effective product safety program, supplier due diligence and product warranties, and explains key contractual risk allocation provisions to be included in supply contracts. It also describes important steps a party can take to help defend itself against a potential claim, including regarding document retention, insurance and retaining expert consultants.
09 April 2024 Events
Lunch and Learn: Preparing for Your Future Business Transition
Foley & Lardner LLP and Journey Consulting are partnering to offer an exclusive, small intimate group Lunch & Learn interactive roundtable discussion on April 9, 2024.
21 May 2024 Events
Strategies for Working with and Discharging Homeless Populations
On May 21, Foley partners Anil Shankar, Adam Hepworth, and Claire Marblestone are speaking in one of Hospital Association of Southern California’s 2024 Annual Meeting Breakout Sessions. Their presentation is titled “Strategies for Working with and Discharging Homeless Populations.”
21 February 2024 Legal News: Employee Benefits Insights
Diving Into SECURE 2.0: IRS Issues Guidance to Expand Access to 401(k) Savings for Long-Term Part-Time Employees
In this article, we discuss the proposed regulations that were recently published, covering SECURE 2.0’s expanded access to 401(k) plan savings for certain long-term part-time employees.