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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


No stand up comity in New York
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2011

A friend of ours, we'll call him “Anonymous,” let us know about the recent decision in Forman v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., ___ F. Supp.2d ___, 2011 WL 2559386 (E.D.N.Y. June 27, 2011


Not health insurance
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2012

The class action lawyers must be getting desperate, if Reeves v. Pharmajet, Inc., 2012 WL 380186 (N.D. Ohio Feb. 3, 2012), is any indication


Guest post - never odd or even, just preempted
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2012

Oh wait a minute


Another excellent Facebook e-discovery opinion
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

We've just been gifted with a downright scholarly opinion on the discoverability of a plaintiff’s relevant Facebook information from a Court of Common Pleas in rural Pennsylvania


Pharmacists and the learned intermediary rule
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2011

As our readers certainly know, the learned intermediary rule holds that prescription medical product warnings are to be directed to prescribing physicians rather than to end user patients


Another medtronic preemption win
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2011

It's not a complete win, but 8 out of 9 ain't bad


Invisibility and the courts
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2012

The purpose of the Courts is to do justice


Warnings and punitive damages
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2012

In our recent post describing Salvio v. Amgen Inc., 2012 WL 517446 (W.D. Pa. Feb. 15, 2012), we mentioned the standard for punitive damages that the court applied “punitive damages are unfounded where a manufacturer-defendant warns of the potential danger that resulted in injury to a plaintiff.”


A tale of two no, three drugs
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2011

It was the best of times, it was no, check that, it was the best of times