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Federal court dismisses strict liability claims against drug maker

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

Citing a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision reaffirming a long-standing bar on strict liability claims for prescription drugs under the

Minnesota Supreme Court rejects plausibility-pleading standard

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

While Minnesota's civil-pleading rule mirrors the federal rule, the state's high court has determined that it would not, without a "compelling reason

Appellate Procedure Advisory Committee schedules meeting

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The Judicial Conference of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Rules of Appellate Procedure will meet October 20, 2014, in Washington, D.C. While the

Eleventh Circuit rules exclusion of expert testimony on basis of industry standards was abuse of discretion

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has revived negligence claims filed against Laboratory Corp. of America for allegedly failing to identify

Clues to tort-litigation pressure?

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

"For a sense of where tort pressure is being felt, list of litigation groups at AAJ (including newly formed groups) often provides clues." Cato

Seventh Circuit upholds state’s risk-contribution liability theory

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a state's risk-contribution theory, under which a plaintiff is relieved of the traditional

Texas Supreme Court opts for substantial factor test in mesothelioma cases

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

Holding that the jury's causation finding was based on legally insufficient evidence, a divided Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a take-nothing

Wisconsin Supreme Court adopts plausibility pleading standard

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

In a split decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has adopted the plausibility pleading standard set forth by the U.S. Supreme Court in Bell Atlantic

Federal Judicial Center finds infrequent social media use in courtroom

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

According to a recent Federal Judicial Center study, of the 494 federal judges responding to a survey about jurors' social media use most indicated

Muzzleloader injury claims filed too late

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that an individual allegedly injured by a 14-year-old muzzle loading rifle filed his claims too