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What's New in Product Liability Law?

June 7, 2018

Massachusetts Supreme Court Finds Pharmacy Has Duty to Advise Prescribing Physician of Need for Prior Authorization

Written by Steve Herman
April 25, 2018

While Reversing Jury Verdict Due to Attorney Conduct, U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Plaintiffs on Personal Jurisdiction, Preemption, and Product Defect in Medical Device Case

Written by Steve Herman
April 18, 2018

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Verdict Against Unmanned Utility Vehicle Manufacturer, Allowing Evidence of Other Incidents and Affirming Jury Instruction on Alternative Feasible Design

Written by Steve Herman
April 3, 2018

Superior Court Judge in Arizona Grants Center for Auto Safety’s Motion to Unseal Records from Goodyear G159 Tire Cases

Written by Steve Herman
March 16, 2018

Supreme Court of Massachusetts Holds that a Brand Manufacturer Can Be Liable for Failure to Warn Doctors and Patients Injured by Generic Forms of the Drug, where the Conduct is Not Merely Negligent, but Reckless

Written by Steve Herman
March 1, 2018

U.S. Third Circuit Addresses Preemption in the Context of a Product that is Made Up of Some, But Not All, Class III Components; Allows Personal Jurisdiction Discovery to Go Forward on Alter Ego Theory

Written by Steve Herman
February 9, 2018

Louisiana Supreme Court Emphasizes that Daubert Only Applies to Methodology, and Not to the Expert’s Conclusions Themselves, Nor Issues of Credibility; in Proving Causation, either a Qualitative or Quantitative Assessment will Suffice

Written by Steve Herman
December 21, 2017

California Supreme Court Holds That Brand Manufacturers Are Liable for Failure to Warn Claims by Patients Who Took Generic Forms of the Medication

Written by Steve Herman
October 31, 2017

U.S. Fifth Circuit Holds Express Warranty Claim Against the Manufacturer of Surgically Implanted Neurostimulator Not Preempted

Written by Steve Herman
September 11, 2017

U.S. Fifth Circuit Affirms Judgment of Dismissal under LPLA, Rejecting Res Ipsa and Claims of “Misconduct” by Defense

Written by Steve Herman