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Dear doctor letters as the next warning frontier Kapps vs. Winter

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2011

Under the learned intermediary rule, for a warning claim to succeed, at a bare minimum the prescribing (or sometimes another) doctor at least has to read the allegedly defective warning

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

Guest post - never odd or even, just preempted

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

Oh wait a minute

Medical device preemption developments

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

Boring title, but accurate

Denture cream myelopathy claims found toothless

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2011

If there’s a better place for filing Daubert motions than in the Eleventh Circuit, we don't know of it

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

GSK citizenship issue on appeal

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

We can’t say much of substance about this issue, as we represent GlaxoSmithKline in certain matters, but a remedy is in sight (we hope) for the peculiar situation that has developed with respect to GSK’s citizenship for purposes of diversity jurisdiction

Of treating physicians and manufacturing defects

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2011

The new case, Williams v. Mast Biosurgery USA Inc., ___ F.3d ___, 2011 WL 2566426 (11th Cir. June 30, 2011), raises two fascinating issues, but we only offer our opinions about one of them

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

Pennsylvania product liability law - the muddle continues

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2012

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court yesterday decided Beard v. Johnson & Johnson, Inc., No. 35 WAP 2010, slip op. (Pa. March 22, 2012), a decision that is good, bad, and ugly at the same time