CPSC Civil Penalty Update


With the 2015 calendar year almost ¾ over, it seems like a good time to take a look at the civil penalties issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) this year so far, and to compare them to prior years.
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The Uncharted Driverless Car Legal Landscape: A Warning to Automobile Manufacturers


Although there are no flying cars in October 2015, as there were when Marty McFly traveled to October 21, 2015 in “Back to the Future Part II,” driverless cars are quickly becoming a reality.
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CPSC Civil Penalty Amounts Likely to Continue Increasing


If CPSC Chairman Kaye’s “State of Product Safety” speech at the...
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The CPSC Starts Off Calendar Year 2015 where it Left Off 2014 - with another Large Civil Penalty


The CPSC’s January 5, 2015 announcement of a $2.6 million civil penalty against Gerber Legendary Blades...
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Senate Confirms Commissioner Adler for Second Term


On December 2, 2014, the United States Senate confirmed sitting Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...
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Meijer Pays Large Civil Penalty for alleged Distribution of Recalled Products by Third Party


On September 17, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”)...
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Kaye and Mohorovic Confirmed as CPSC Commissioners


On July 28, 2014, the Senate confirmed Elliot F. Kaye (see our blog post here on the nomination) as the new Chairman of the CPSC.
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CPSC “Adopts” New Monthly Progress Report Form


The CPSC recently adopted a new monthly progress report form.
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Buckyballs® Administrative Complaint is Settled


The CPSC’s administrative complaint against the manufacturer of Buckyballs® should be well known to our readers...
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Fourth Circuit Rules in Consumer Groups' Favor in CPSC Database Case


On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit...
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