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By James Beck
Back in 2013, Ramirez v. Medtronic Inc., 961 F. Supp.2d 977 (D. Ariz. 2013), made it to #9 on our worst cases of the year list – which is pretty good (actually, pretty bad) for a trial court decision.
By Jason Gordon, Kimberly Chow
This month, online gaming social media influencers Trevor Martin and Thomas Cassell settled the Federal Trade Commission's first charges against individual failure to disclose material information...
By Michael Jacobs, Robert Weyman, Brent Beissel, Sebastian C. Watt
Effective for tax years beginning after December 31, 2015, the due date for filing federal tax returns for C corporations and partnerships were revised.
By Michelle Yeary
Search for Medtronic on this blog and you're going to find preemption cases. Lots of preemption cases. Mostly preemption victories for the defense.
By Kimberly Chow
Two digital advertising companies are the targets of a recent Better Business Bureau effort to enforce the industry's self-regulatory principles.
By James Beck
We previously addressed the in pari delicto doctrine, whereby a plaintiff injured in the course of his or her criminal conduct cannot recover for those injuries.
By Eric Alexander
Normally, when we think of decisions relating to medical monitoring, the issue is whether a state will recognize medical monitoring for uninjured people as a separate claim or relief that can be sought..
By Robert Weyman, Jonathan Maddison, Sebastian C. Watt
Just two weeks after holding oral argument, the South Dakota Supreme Court issued its decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, et al., striking down South Dakota's "kill-Quill" law.
By Kevin Madagan, Vicki Morris, Catherine E. David
The FDA recently published a draft guidance to assist industry and State and local governments in understanding how to categorize entities in the drug supply chain in accordance with the DSCSA.
By Rachel B. Weil
A couple of weeks ago, our co-blogger, Mr. McConnell, published a post on the benefits of brevity.
By Stephen J. McConnell
Last week we were going through the regulatory record of a drug that is now the subject of mass tort litigation.
By Gregory Jacobs, Robert Weyman, Brent Beissel, Sebastian C. Watt
A case recently resolved at the Appellate Tax Board serves as a reminder that Massachusetts' auditors continue to aggressively challenge the following intercompany transactions:
By Jeffrey Wilhelm, Dusty Elias Kirk
In early July 2017, in a case titled Valley Forge Towers Apartments N, LP, et al. v. Upper Merion Area School District & Keystone Realty Advisors, LLC, No. 49 MAP 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court delivered a landmark decision constitutionally curbing the rights of taxing jurisdictions to file selective appeals under Pennsylvania's Consolidated County Assessment Law.
By Simon T. Adams
The construction industry is witness to some fascinating developments, particularly around trophy properties in prime US coastal cities.
By James Beck
We've never liked the "cy pres" concept in the context of class actions.
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