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Reed Smith
Friday December 8 was a day with two items that are particularly noteworthy because of their potentially momentous implications.
Butler Snow LLP
When the law addresses medical judgment directly, it allows room for reasonable physician choice. It is ironic then, that a product liability suit over design defect may not allow any such room.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Nearly ten years after the first three phthalates were banned from children's toys by Congress, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...
Reed Smith
A recent bill introduced by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is attempting to place heightened security standards on all Internet of Things (IoT) devices procured by any federal agency.
Reed Smith
When the law addresses medical judgment directly, it allows room for reasonable physician choice. It is ironic then, that a product liability suit over design defect may not allow any such room.
Reed Smith
A lot of us attended the annual ACI Drug & Medical Device Litigation Conference in New York City last week.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In 2012, the California Legislature adopted Senate Bill 1298 to open California roads to autonomous vehicle technology.
Butler Snow LLP
Phillip S. Sykes, Margaret Z. Smith and Anna Little Morris recently published "Does Spoliation Spoil a Product Liability Claim? Analyzing and Defending Product Liability Claims of the Product-less Claimant"...
Reed Smith
Today Time Magazine announces its Person of the Year. The publisher called us a week or so ago to say we were PROBABLY going to be named Man (Person) (Blog) of the Year...
Reed Smith
When it comes to design defect claims and FDA pre-market approved ("PMA") medical devices, "preemption" is our reflexive reaction.
Reed Smith
As our PMA preemption scorecard makes clear, warning claims are preempted under Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc., 552 U.S. 312 (2008), because the preemptive language, "different from or in addition to," ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
In the short term, Amarin could potentially petition the commission to reconsider its dismissal of the complaint.
Foley Hoag LLP
In Wendell v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a trial court order that excluded expert testimony concerning the cause of a profoundly rare and deadly disease.
Jones Day
As interest in autonomous vehicles accelerates, and as the related technologies evolve, the vehicles' manufacturers and their suppliers are preparing to encounter a broad range of legal issues.
Reed Smith
We wrote a few months ago about what you will see from the plaintiffs' side as they try to evade the Supreme Court's opinion in BMS v. Superior Court.
Reed Smith
It is not as if we are delighted to see efforts to resuscitate breast implant litigation, but we won't groan when the rulings are as good as they are in Laux v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC, No. 2:16-cv-01026-ODW(AGR)...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In the first part of this series, we examined how effective deposition questioning about an expert's education, training and experience can ultimately call into serious question the expert's qualifications...
Reed Smith
We remember how, shortly after the atrocious decision in Johnson & Johnson v. Karl, rejecting altogether the learned intermediary rule, litigation tourists visiting West Virginia argued that ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In a service-based economy, many industrial and consumer products are manufactured and sold through trademark licensing arrangements.
Womble Bond Dickinson
Furniture tip-over issues have been at the forefront of the home furnishings industry in 2017.
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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In a service-based economy, many industrial and consumer products are manufactured and sold through trademark licensing arrangements.
Reed Smith
It is not as if we are delighted to see efforts to resuscitate breast implant litigation, but we won't groan when the rulings are as good as they are in Laux v. Mentor Worldwide, LLC, No. 2:16-cv-01026-ODW(AGR)...
Foley Hoag LLP
In Wendell v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a trial court order that excluded expert testimony concerning the cause of a profoundly rare and deadly disease.
Reed Smith
As our PMA preemption scorecard makes clear, warning claims are preempted under Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc., 552 U.S. 312 (2008), because the preemptive language, "different from or in addition to," ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
In the short term, Amarin could potentially petition the commission to reconsider its dismissal of the complaint.
Reed Smith
We remember how, shortly after the atrocious decision in Johnson & Johnson v. Karl, rejecting altogether the learned intermediary rule, litigation tourists visiting West Virginia argued that ...
Reed Smith
We wrote a few months ago about what you will see from the plaintiffs' side as they try to evade the Supreme Court's opinion in BMS v. Superior Court.
Jones Day
As interest in autonomous vehicles accelerates, and as the related technologies evolve, the vehicles' manufacturers and their suppliers are preparing to encounter a broad range of legal issues.
Reed Smith
When it comes to design defect claims and FDA pre-market approved ("PMA") medical devices, "preemption" is our reflexive reaction.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In the first part of this series, we examined how effective deposition questioning about an expert's education, training and experience can ultimately call into serious question the expert's qualifications...
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