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U.S. Supreme Court Clamps Down on Mass Tort State Court Lawsuits

Jordan Lipp | Partner, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Yesterday morning, in an 8-1 decision, the United States Supreme Court determined that plaintiffs who did not reside in California could not sue Bristol-Myers Squibb in California.  404 more words

Products Liability

Biosimilars, Biostatisticians, and the New EEU

There are very few days during which the worlds of drugs and medical devices are entirely quiescent, thanks to very active American courts and international regulatory churn. 831 more words

Of Combo Products and High Courts

Tourists to our nation’s capital can always find plenty to do, and the same can be said for those in the life sciences with an ear for crucial policy matters. 735 more words

Products Liability

Multi-district Litigation; (Lack of) Evidence and Pending Legislation

Multi-district litigation (MDL) has its advantages even for defendants, but some see abuses, including a recent case involving an orthopedic device maker’s metal-on-metal hip implants. There is legislation in circulating on Capitol Hill that might address some of the problems associated with these mass actions, but the Trump administration and the House GOP have their hands full, raising the prospect that any corrective legislation might languish. 612 more words

Products Liability

Johnson v. ArvinMeritor

Summary judgment was properly granted against truck repairman plaintiff who had sued brake manufacturers and designers for asbestos exposure, since he introduced no evidence linking defendants to any products that he had used in repairing trucks.  157 more words

Torts

Chen v. L.A. Truck Centers, LLC

After an Indiana-based bus manufacturer was dismissed from the case, California law governed Chinese bus passengers’ claims against a California-based bus distributor for injuries sustained when the bus overturned in Arizona; only California had a governmental interest in application of its law.  147 more words

Civil Procedure

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer - Marrone Law Firm LLC

Attorney Michael Pomerantz explains the importance of seeking legal advice when you or someone you know are seriously hurt. To speak to an experienced personal injury attorney serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, contact Marrone Law Firm LLC today. 8 more words

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