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Bauman Jurisdictional Limits Dismember Three More Misjoined Multi-Plaintiff Complaints
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2016

In this post we happily bring to your attention three more favorable resolutions where pharmaceutical defendants faced with multi-plaintiff misjoined


A One-Two Punch Case With An Off-Label Twist
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2016

When we were young(er), we had a pretty good memory. It is not bad now, as far as we recall, particularly when it comes to pulling up bits of


Something Went Right In Brazil
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

Zika virus, Olympic unpreparedness, economic collapse, presidential impeachment a lot of things have gone wrong in Brazil lately. But we're


Fraudulent Joinder & Bad Faith - Explaining Another Removal Muddle
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

Here's some more inside baseball on grounds for removing cases from state to federal court. In brief, the issue is this: does the "bad faith"


HHS Proposes Rules to Streamline the Medicare Appeals Process to Address Backlog
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule intended to address the significant backlog resulting from "an


Another Off-Label Promotion Third Party Payor Case Lacks Causation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

July in D.C. is hot and sticky. When scorching day follows scorching day, area residents look forward to evening thunderstorms, not just to water


It’s Just Too Much
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2016

We've blogged before about the long-running appeal in the Polett v. Public Communications litigation. That's the case where the plaintiff had knee


Entering into force on 1 July 2016, the French draft law on ‘health class actions’ will bring with it more complexity and legal uncertainty
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • France
  • July 7 2016

Billed as a "major step forward for democracy" by the French Minister of Health, the French draft law on 'health class actions', adopted on 17


Middle District of Louisiana Gets it Wrong: A Different Product is not an “Alternative Design”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

Over the Fourth of July weekend, we in the Philadelphia area learned that 120 of the "new, state-of-the-art" trains in our regional commuter rail


Why is Federal Question Jurisdiction Such a Mess?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

In honor of Buddy Ryan, the legendary football coach who passed away last week, we will be especially crotchety in today's case report. It was while