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Depositions - when can you talk to your own witness?

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2011

We had the issue of when a lawyer can, and can't, confer with hisher own witness during a deposition come up recently in one of our cases

Guest post - never odd or even, just preempted

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2012

Oh wait a minute

What’s up with removal before service?

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 26 2011

It was one of our biggest issues in the blog's first couple of years - whether a defendant's removal of a case before service on: ( 1) the forum defendant where an out-of-state defendant is sued in its own state's court, or (2) anybody (including the removing defendant), would result in the unserved forum defendant not counting for removalremand purposes

Product development protocol? Preempted.

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 6 2011

Just a note about Malbroux v. Jancuska, 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 96590 (W.D. La. Aug. 29, 2011), an otherwise forgettable opinion throwing out medical device claims on the basis of preemption under Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc

Tallying TwIqbal

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 2 2011

It’s been a while since we’ve taken a comprehensive look at how TwIqbal’s been affecting prescription medical product liability pleading

Medical device preemption developments

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2012

Boring title, but accurate

Another win for removal before service

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2012

We’ve learned of another win for removal before service in our local federal court, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

A grab bag of Daubert rulings in a remanded ArediaZometa case

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2011

We have reported periodically on rulings in the ArediaZometa litigation, including Daubert and summary judgment rulings by the MDL judge and choice of law rulings by Judge Arthur Spatt of the E.D.N.Y. in Deutsch v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., a case remanded for trial from the MDL

More TwIqbal scholarship

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2011

We've found something quite rare - a balanced law review article on TwIqbal

The dregs - the ten worst drugmedical device decisions of 2011

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2011

Here we go again