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Michigan court rules FDA, CDC, NIH-authored documents are admissible

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

In many product liability cases we try, plaintiffs argue that certain government statements (e.g., on causation or adequacy of the labeling), are

Bankruptcy Court refuses to hop aboard faulty subway directions excuse for delayed petition filing

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2015

The timing of a bankruptcy petition filing is often a carefully calculated decision that a debtor makes to obtain certain protections of the

ABI chapter 11 Reform Commission series: venue and core and noncore matters

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2015

Today, in the latest installment of our series reviewing the Final Report and Recommendations of the American Bankruptcy Institute Commission to

Want to shop? Don’t let bankruptcy stop you!

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

The automatic stay is a powerful tool of the Bankruptcy Code, affording debtors a breathing spell from creditors seeking payment. Section 362(k)(1

SCOTUS passes on opportunity to resolve Daubert circuit split

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

Following up on my colleague Melody Akhavan’s excellent post on a recent “Daubert Do-Over,” I wanted to revisit the certiorari petition filed by SQM

Plaintiffs get “Daubert do-over” in Zoloft MDL

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2015

Those of us who have ever been involved in selecting expert witnesses, preparing them to testify at trial, and defending their scientific opinions in

Postpetition ratification of prepetition stay waivers a possible end around of the general prohibition against prepetition waivers of bankruptcy rights?

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2015

Prior to the commencement of a bankruptcy case, the waiver by a potential debtor of the protections afforded by the Bankruptcy Code is usually found

Supreme Court hears oral argument in False Claims Act case

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

The Supreme Court yesterday heard oral argument in a case we have been closely watching (see here and here), Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc., et

Chesapeake bond redemption case: ambiguity, plain meaning and value

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

Many readers likely are familiar with the basic tenants of contractual interpretation. The key is to give effect to the intent of the parties. Where

Court ruling and legislature votes converge to move Keystone XL pipeline closer to fruition

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

After the joys of the holiday season, returning to routine can be a bit of a letdown but not so this year for supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline