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The perils of letting regulatory experts run wild

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 10 2014

Although Czimmer v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2014 WL 1335511 (Pa. C.P. Philadelphia Co. Jan. 2, 2014), was decided several months ago, we only

A good Daubert ruling in any language

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

Our two favorite television shows occasionally force us to follow subtitles while a character is speaking a harsh (to our ears, anyway) foreign

Common sense contraceptive warnings cases

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

Even a casual reader of the blog would know that we like it when drug or device manufacturers defeat dubious claims. It is also no secret that we are

The more things change, the more they remain the same

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

Not too long ago (March 28, and April 2) we read with interest a couple of articles on 360 that brought back unpleasant memories. The articles

Litigation holds matter

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

This post discusses litigation holds. Litigation holds aren't sexy. They aren't going to take counsel to the Supreme Court. They aren't going to make

That theory won't hunt

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

Last week brought another example of the chaos being caused in preemption jurisprudence by the Supreme Court's sloppily reasoned decision in Wyeth v

Warnings causation carries the day again

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2014

The defendant in Parkinson v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., No. 3:12-cv-02089, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36677 (D. Or. Mar. 20, 2014), won summary

Fosamax preemption ruling extended to other MDL cases

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

Last July we discussed a rare event, a preemption win for an innovator drug under the Wyeth v. Levine, 555 U.S. 555 (2009), "clear evidence" standard

Arkansas Supreme Court delivers, but can others states follow?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

We do this blog not just to tout good results, slam bad decisions, and relay our likes and dislikes on various subjects, but to provide information

Nice try, but no brass ring

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

Ever since Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett, 133 S. Ct. 2466 (2013), was decided, we've pointed out at every opportunity that its basic