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The Scylla and Charybdis of PMA preemption

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a legal reference to Scylla and Charybdis, the sea monsters of Greek myth who posed an intractable dilemma to all

Personal jurisdiction, preemption, pleadings and proximate cause

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2014

Usually our posts have a fairly singular focus. We think that helps keep them more useful - short, topical, easy to search. It is also the result of

Removal may prove difficult for compounding pharmacies

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

Like pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, it is not surprising that compounding pharmacies facing personal injuryproducts liability

For today only, we are anti-dentites

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2014

Before Bryan Cranston was Walter White, terminally ill chemistry teacher turned murderous meth manufacturer; before he was Hal, the clumsy and loving

Third Circuit rejects consumer fraudunjust enrichment class action

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

Yesterday the Third Circuit upheld a District of New Jersey decision denying class certification as to plaintiffs' consumer fraud and unjust

Remand granted . . . claim against non-diverse sales rep allowed

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2014

We don't particularly like starting our week with an adverse decision; certainly not after a holiday weekend. But, we seem to have stumbled upon a

The sound of silence . . . not good for complaints

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

Appreciation of silence has probably never been as important as in this age of near constant noise and distraction - says someone who starts

Hey Jude! reprise still a sad song for plaintiffs

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

Last month we told you about two great preemption victories for St. Jude Medical in implantable cardioverter defibrillator ("ICD") lead litigation

Two more InFuse victories

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2014

These wins are becoming routine but we’re not taking them for granted. In fact, we’ve given them their own label on the blog and we highly

Lack of specificity ok in Kentucky

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

When a decision says the Court finds much of the reasoning in Bausch, Stengel, and Hughes particularly persuasive, you don't have to be the Amazing