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Inside the 'Messy Brew' of Product Safety Penalties

Mintz Washington, D.C. Member Chuck Samuels is quoted in this National Law Journal article on a settlement between Mr. Coffee Brewing Co. and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The article notes that the settlement has “revealed a growing divide over what basis exists for fining companies a certain dollar amount,” and whether there ought to be a lower limit for certain civil penalties.