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Medical device claims centralized before Indiana federal court

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (J.P.M.L.) has ordered the centralization of 27 actions alleging defects in Cook Medical's inferior

Depreciating precedents

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

"Supreme Court precedents don't have an especially long shelf life: they depreciate by about 80 between years one and twenty." Washington University

CAFA pleading issue argued before SCOTUS

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has heard argument in a class action alleging that Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. failed to pay royalties to owners of

Alaska Supreme Court allows defective seat-belt claim against car dealer to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2014

Clarifying and reaffirming the state's summary-judgment standard, the Alaska Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's dismissal of alleged

Federal court finds California an inconvenient forum in Costa Concordia wreck suit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

A federal court in California has granted Carnival Corp.'s motion for dismissal on the basis on forum non conveniens in an admiralty lawsuit alleging

Fifth Circuit refuses to recognize German judgment

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the German heirs of a defendant voluntarily dismissed with prejudice from a property dispute

Plaintiffs’ bar challenges defense use of industry “litigation” guidelines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

Counsel representing plaintiffs' interests recently weighed in on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Adams v. Laboratory Corp. of

Missouri Supreme Court rejects punitive damages cap on common-law claim

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

In a unanimous ruling, the Missouri Supreme Court has determined that a legislatively imposed cap on punitive damages applied to a jury's finding of

Jury to decide whether Novartis caused patient’s ONJ by failing to warn physician

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

In a Tennessee case formerly part of multidistrict litigation targeting Novartis for failing to warn physicians that its Aredia and Zometa

Ninth Circuit rules jurisdiction lacking over foreign plane-crash defendant

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction design-defect claims filed against a French company that designed