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One on one

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 18 2011

This is a post about one of our least favorite subjects punitive damages

When it’s the plaintiff, not the doctor

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 9 2011

Earlier this week we posted about the learned intermediary aspects of Shaw v. Bayer, U.S. Dist. Lexis 57057 (S.D. Fla. May 23, 2011), which confusingly bears a completely different caption on Westlaw: In re Trasylol Products Liability Litigation, 2011 WL 2117257 (S.D. Fla. May 23, 2011

That's a spicy (specious?) footnote!

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

We recently read the pain pump decision, Creech v. Stryker Corp., 2012 WL 33360, at 5 n.6 (D. Utah Jan. 6, 2011

E-discovery for defendant's cheat sheet

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 22 2011

After getting the latest favorable Facebook discovery decision in Largent v. Reed, and seeing that Largent cited to a recent New York case that we didn’t know about, we’ve come to the (probably belated) conclusion that the fast-developing area of e-discovery for defendants with respect to social media maintained by plaintiffs is worthy of a cheat sheet to keep up with the cases as they’ve come down

Breaking news - the new one-two

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2012

We just received from defense counsel Matt Wender at Pietragallo Gordon a copy of Moore v. Mylan, Inc., No. 11:1-CV-03037-MHS, slip op. (N.D. Ga. Jan. 5, 2012

Imported Chinese litigation returned to sender

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 8 2011

We thank Eamon Joyce at Sidley for alerting us to an interesting forum non conveniens decision out of the Fourth Circuit: Tang v. Syntura International, Inc., No. 10-1487, slip op. (4th Cir. Sept. 6, 2011

Plaintiff HT experts excluded

  • Dechert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2011

We can’t provide any commentary or analysis, because of our firm’s involvement in the litigation

One shoe drops

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2011

Wyeth v. Levine, 555 U.S. 555 (2009), was decided more than two years ago, now

Uncommon funds

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 5 2012

In MDLs, federal courts have on an unconscionable number of occasions set up “common benefit funds” to ensure that the other side gets paid even from the settlement of cases not before them

Ugly Texas decision ignores Erie, tramples state law

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

We don't like it, but sometimes we have to present bad news