Product Liability Cases Of The Decade

Law360, New York (January 12, 2010, 3:43 PM EST) -- Preemption and pleading standards topped the list of sea changes for product liability attorneys who spoke to Law360 about the rulings that have altered the face of their practice over the past 10 years.

Here are the product liability cases that shaped the laws in the last decade:

Buckman v. Plaintiffs' Legal Committee

In 2001, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a seminal ruling in Buckman Co. v. Plaintiffs’ Legal Committee when it unanimously held that the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act effectively preempts state...
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