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We like these cases a lot and write on them every chance we get because they make so much sense. A court should not have to say out loud that a plaintiff cannot bring product liability claims against a defendant that did not make or sell the product.
This post is written by our Reed Smith colleague, Adam Masin , who is solely responsible for its content. He gets all the credit and all the blame. ****************** This blog has previously written about Tennessee's unusual statute of
Lucky Seven Strayhorn Affirmed This post is not from the Dechert side of the blog, since they are involved in Reglan litigation. Last evening, just before quitting time on the East Coast, we found the Sixth Circuit's affirmance of the Rule 12
Back in September we gave you the end of the year holiday season countdown. With Halloween behind us, we are down to Hanukkah (15 days away ( Mensch on a Bench is already sold out for 2013)), Thanksgiving (16 days away) and Christmas (42 days to go)
was suing over the drug Avandia. But he wasn't claiming personal injuries. He was claiming economic loss and trying to bring a class action. He alleged that he and others would have sought other types of treatment for their diabetes if GSK had
Taking the stand in a $20-million product liability lawsuit, the top U.S. executive for Toyota Motor Corp. deflected questions on the technical details of his company's cars and the costs of installing a safety system that plaintiffs contend could
We occasionally blog about motion in limine rulings, but not nearly as often as we read this type of decision. Let's face it, as blogging material (as opposed to their impact on a particular case) decisions on motions in limine can be pretty boring.
We're constantly reminded of what self-centered creatures we are. Both at work and on the home front, it is hard to dwell too long on something without wondering what's in it for us. Just a little while ago we sent out one of those "Can anybody
Idaho Mar. 28, 2013), involves fairly standard allegations about a Class II shoulder implant device that was recalled about a year after it was implanted in the plaintiffwe are using the singular here, despite the consortium plaintiff. The recall
Regardless of the way it got to the windshield, which was manufactured in accord with federal motor safety standards, the 2 1/2-pound piece of concrete was a foreseeable road hazard that the windshield should have been able to withstand, a split