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No duty for sales representatives in the operating room

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

If anyone is still shocked that medical device manufacturers' sales representatives are present during surgery - don't be. It's a common practice. If

Court takes a red pen to infuse complaint

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

We’ve all been through it. We’ve spent painstaking hours drafting a brief or a memo. We’ve combed through each page, paragraph, and sentence. We’ve

Latest inFuse win good on negligence per se

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

We’re going to be right up front with you today. It’s a work day. It’s the World Cup. The US is playing Belgium in the Round of 16 at 4:00 EDT. We

Actos -- another motion for sanctions

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

Plaintiffs seeking sanctions in the Actos litigation is nothing new. We’ve covered the absurd federal MDL spoliation ruling here and the saner result

U.S. changes it's preemption tune

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2014

We’ve had the United States’ amicus brief opposing Medtronic’s petition for certiorari in Stengel for a few weeks now. See 2014 WL 2111719 (May 20

Permitted Gamesmanship v. Prohibited Conduct

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2014

We often struggle for a clever title or catchy phrase on which to hang our posts. Hence, the frequent sidebars into pop culture, sports, history, and

How to flunk the Bass v. Stryker "parallel violation" claim checklist

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2014

The Fifth Circuit's decision in Bass v. Stryker allowing a parallel violation claim to survive a motion to dismiss based on allegations of violations

Delaware dishes out a dud

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 7 2014

We are going to break from the traditional communal persona for just a minute because today’s case made me think of something my nine-year old son

Just add water . . . Clinic isn’t a manufacturer

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2014

Today's case got us thinking about all of the consumer products available that require the purchaser to add water to turn the purchased product into

A tale of two decisions

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2014

It was the best of decisions (Scovil v. Medtronic, Inc., __ F. Supp.2d __, 2014 WL 502923 (D. Ariz. Feb. 7, 2014), it was the worst of decisions