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Mayer Brown | USA | 14 Jun 2010

Fraud and forbearance: state courts divided on whether to recognize claims by securities holders

Two recent state appellate court cases demonstrate the division in the law regarding whether holders of securities can maintain a cause of action related to alleged fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

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Mayer Brown | USA | 11 Mar 2010

Supreme Court grants certiorari in National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act case

The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (“Vaccine Act”) , 42 U.S.C. 300aa-1 et seq., expressly preempts state-law claims against vaccine manufacturers if the injury or death giving rise to such a claim “resulted from side effects that were unavoidable even though the vaccine was properly prepared and was accompanied by proper directions and warning.”

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