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Little reprieve for prisoner Zyprexa suit
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2015

Happy birthday, Louise Fletcher, who won an Academy Award for her portrayal of the sadistic Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975


Bad news from Europe for makers of life-saving medical devices
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • July 16 2015

In over eight years, we've never before blogged about a European development in prescription medical product liability. The (relatively) recent


No duty for device manufacturer to provide separate warnings to hospital, according to Washington Court of Appeals
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2015

We admit it. We (and "we," in this instance, should be read in the singular) are fans of certain social media, particularly the one that involves


The elephant in the room in Alabama
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

Six months ago, we praised two Alabama federal court decisions for refraining from extending the poorly reasoned decisions in Weeksthat is, Wyeth


Daubert and a mechanical pencil doom the testimony of “clinical engineering” expert
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2015

"If it doesn't fit, you must acquit." In the granddaddy of today's reality TV shows, this buzz-phrase became synonymous with "use your head before


Amarin Pharma v. FDA more briefs filed regarding off-label promotion and the First Amendment
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2015

Our prior posts looked at the Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. United States Food and Drug Administration lawsuit, which raises issues regarding the First


No innovator liability: National Drug Code saves the day
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

This is a quick-hit post as we head into the Independence Day holiday weekend. The Southern District of West Virginia's order this week in McNair v


FDA files brief regarding off-label promotion in Amarin Pharma lawsuit
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2015

As we mentioned in our prior post, the Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. United States Food and Drug Administration lawsuit pending in the Southern District of


No prescription for consumer protection
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Allowing plaintiffs to pursue claims under consumer protection statutes in prescription medical product liability litigation is trying to pound a


MDL court agrees Tincher doesn’t change Pennsylvania drugdevice law
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

Several months ago we responded with some disdain to recent plaintiff-side arguments we had seen claiming that the strict liability decision in