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A Philadelphia jury's decision to clear a Johnson & Johnson unit in a pelvic mesh injury case last year was founded on testimony from a treating doctor who was improperly allowed to opine that the implant hadn't caused her patient's injuries, a state appeals court heard on Tuesday.
The Third Circuit denied a market research firm and its former parent's request for an en banc rehearing on Tuesday, following a divided panel decision that ruled unwanted faxes seeking individuals' participation in market surveys violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
The Pennsylvania federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation for price-fixing allegations in the generic drug industry has selected a case from state attorneys general to serve as a bellwether along with three private cases centered on individual drugs.
Several insurance coverage decisions from the first half of the year, in addition to those discussed in a recent Law360 article, hold important lessons regarding courts' current stance toward commonly litigated insurance principles, arguments and strategies, say attorneys at Anderson Kill.
California, New York and more than a dozen other states on Tuesday committed to making all newly sold medium and heavy-duty vehicles — categories that include big rigs and box trucks — emissions-free by 2050.