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Another Reason Why Medical Device Class Actions Don’t Work
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2016

The Ninth Circuit filed a preemption opinion the other day that should help prevent the “foodification” of medical device litigation. That made-up

International Product Liability Review - Issue 61
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • December 31 2015

Luis Omar Guerrero Rodríguez and Luis Enrique Graham Tapia (Mexico City) report on developments in the area of product law in Mexico

One hip trend: judicial scrutiny in medical product liability class actions
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • June 15 2015

In 2014, an overall trend emerged towards closer judicial scrutiny of potential class action cases, particularly in the context of medical devices

The individual nature of medical device litigation
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Canada
  • April 10 2015

A recent Alberta decision refusing to certify a proposed medical device class action illustrates that in some cases a class action is not preferable

A look back at 2014 trends in product liability class proceedings
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 13 2015

This past year, claims against pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers were on the rise, while claims against retailers for credit card and

After 20 years, action industry finds a class of its own
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 19 2013

Since its introduction in 1992, the Australian class action regime has become a key feature of the legal landscape. Barely a day goes by without the

Is Australia the new class action frontier?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 1 2013

The Australian class action regime has become a key feature of the Australian legal landscape. Barely a day goes by without the press reporting the

More on CAFA and cognizable injury
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

We like CAFA - that is the Class Action Fairness Act - because a federal forum is generally much preferred (and becoming moreso after Dukes and

TGA makes database available to public: product liability insurers beware
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • January 9 2013

On 1 August 2012 Australia's medicine and medical devices regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) made its Database of Adverse Event

Class certification denied under ascertainability analysis
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2012

We typically focus on appellate decisions regarding class certification, but wanted to note for you a recent lower court federal decision in case involving a proposed class of patients who claim they were implanted with a medical device for treating acid reflux