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Fresenius potpourri
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2015

If anyone gave out prizes for the most incomprehensibly named multi-district litigation, the one currently proceeding as "In re Fresenius


Inherent TwIqbal authority
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2013

We do not hide the fact that we like the TwIqbal twins,Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007), and Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662 (2009


Chocolate class action melts in the plaintiff’s mouth
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2014

Have you ever heard the phrase "A Snickers Bar a day keeps the doctor away"? Neither have we. That is because chocolate is a dessert, a luxury, and


Court: it's only unconstitutional if you, not we, do it
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2014

A bit of a rant today. We've just read Gibson v. American Cyanamid Co. , ___ F.3d ___, 2014 WL 3643353 (7th Cir. July 24, 2014), and we have to say


Two out of three (or thereabouts) ain’t bad
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

It seems like litigation over TNF inhibitors (used to treat auto-immune conditions) consistently presents extremely interesting legal issues. After


Have you ever had one of those weeks?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

We just did. Not only did we suffer through Stengel yesterday, but today we received Weeks - that is Wyeth, Inc. v. Weeks, No. 1101397, slip op. (Ala


Battery included
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2013

Certain carbon products are supposed to last forever. Houses should last more than 14 years, but they will need significant upkeep along the way


Fosamax preemption ruling extended to other MDL cases
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2014

Last July we discussed a rare event, a preemption win for an innovator drug under the Wyeth v. Levine, 555 U.S. 555 (2009), "clear evidence" standard


Aredia-Zometa court rejects PA heeding presumption, finds black box preempted, and garbles some other issues
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2013

In the index to this blog, we list 39 posts about the Aredia-Zometa litigation. After today it will be 40. And counting. That might actually be


Learned intermediary rule applies, with no exception for contraception
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2013

California and Mississippi have little in common, but they both apply the learned intermediary doctrine in prescription drug cases. Prescription drug