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Practice Area: Consumers' Rights

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Seeks to Limit Court Secrecy

The federal government says that court secrecy is preventing it from protecting consumers. To stop that, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued guidance that urges all judges, plaintiffs, defendants, and lawyers, as well as parties wishing to submit amicus briefs, to ensure that every protective and secrecy order and agreement “specifically allows for disclosure” to the “CPSC and other government public health and safety agencies.”

Unsealed Remington Documents Posted by Public Justice Show Defective Triggers in Millions of Rifles Could Fire on Their Own

Public Justice has made over 133,000 previously-sealed Remington documents available to the public on a new website, www.remingtondocuments.com. The documents show the company knew for decades the trigger in the Remington Model 700—the most popular bolt-action rifle in America—and a dozen other Remington models could fire when no one pulled it.

Public Justice Fights for Prescription Drug Victims in California Supreme Court

Generic drugs, anyone? If you care about access to justice, you might want to just say no. In a suit we’ve filed on behalf of twin boys, the California Supreme Court case will determine whether victims of inadequately labeled generic drugs can seek compensation for their injuries from brand-name drug manufacturers. The stakes couldn’t be higher: over 80 percent of all drugs consumed in this country are generic.