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Guest Post - Design Defect Implied Preemption Is Not Just for Drugs
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2017

Today's guest post is by long-time friend-of-the-blog, Dick Dean, of Tucker Ellis. This post covers the preemption aspects of the recent (after


Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board denies Multiple Points of Use sales tax refund claims
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

The Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board ("ATB") has issued an order denying three sales tax refund claims involving multiple points of use ("MPU"


CMS Proposes Cancellation of Medicare CardiacHip Fracture Episode Payment Models, Scale-Back of Mandatory CJR Participation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has just released a proposed rule to cancel a significant but still-pending


New Favorable Risperdal Decisions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2017

Risperdal, an antipsychotic drug prescribed to treat serious mental conditions - schizophrenia, manic depression, and autism - allegedly causes some


ISDA Considers the Suitability of Swaps Documentation to the Blockchain
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

On August 3, 2017, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association ("ISDA") released a whitepaper that considers whether derivative contracts


Causation Testimony Excluded in Heart-Lung Bypass Machine Death Case - Again
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

Not even three weeks ago, back on July 28, we discussed the court's rigorous application of Daubert in excluding expert medical causation opinions in


NYC Proposes Ban on Non-Competes
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

New York City, which for years has been a trailblazer in employee-friendly workplace legislation, is at it again. Late last month, the NYC Council


Compensatory Damages Allowed to Stand in Depakote Trial, Despite Adequate Warnings and Lack of Warnings Causation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

We are beginning to feel like the Drug and Device Law theatre critic. Or perhaps we should say “theatre cheerleader,” as we rarely wax critical (at


CMS Boosts Medicare Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Rates by $45 Million for FY 2018
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

CMS has published a notice with comment period updating prospective payment system (PPS) rates for Medicare services furnished by inpatient


Proposed Internet of Things Cybersecurity Bill May Create Hurdles for Government Contractors
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

The federal government dramatically has increased its spending in recent years on Internet of Things (“IoT”) devices, including biosensors that can