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Qui tam off-label treat

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

For the last two years during the week of Halloween, we’ve posted about the scary case of United States v. King-Vassel, 728 F.3d 708 (7th Cir. 2013

Georgia court takes a holistic approach to pleading

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

Holism is a concept modernly used most commonly in medicine -treating both the body and the mind. We don't see it too often in legal parlance as it's

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