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Supreme Court decides Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett

USA - June 24 2013 On June 24, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. v. Bartlett, No. 12-142, holding that state-law…

John P. Borger, Charles F. Webber

Supreme Court decides FELA causation standard case: CSX Transp., Inc. v. McBride

USA - June 23 2011 On June 23, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided CSX Transp., Inc. v. McBride, No. 10-235, holding that under the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA), 45 U.S.C. § 51, a defendant railroad "caused or contributed to" a railroad worker's injury, permitting a plaintiff to recover, if the railroad's negligence played a part—no matter how small—in bringing about the plaintiff's injury.

Supreme Court decides Missouri v. McNeely

USA - April 17 2013 On April 17, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Missouri v. McNeely, No. 11-1425, holding that the natural metabolization of alcohol in the…

Peter C. Magnuson

Supreme Court decides Medtronic, Inc. v. Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC

USA - January 22 2014 On January 22, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Medtronic, Inc. v. Mirowski Family Ventures, LLC, No. 12-1128, holding that the patentee bears…

Timothy E. Grimsrud, Tyler A. Young

Supreme Court decides Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc.

USA - March 25 2014 On March 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., No. 12-873, holding that to come…

Matthew D. Clark