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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.
Cox Communications urged a Delaware federal judge on Tuesday to reschedule an upcoming jury trial for a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by ChanBond LLC, arguing the COVID-19 pandemic poses too many health risks and challenges.
Federal prosecutors asked the Second Circuit on Monday to reverse a trial judge's ruling clearing former Alstom SA executive Lawrence Hoskins of bribery, saying the judge was wrong to override the jury's guilty verdict.
A California appeals court revived engineering company Santa Fe Braun Inc.'s bid to access dozens of excess insurance policies to cover its costs in asbestos personal injury suits, saying a recent ruling by the state's high court means Braun isn't required to exhaust all of its primary policies before it can tap into the excess coverage.
The Fifth Circuit on Monday upheld a $905,000 verdict against a Texas lab testing company sued by a Louisiana lab testing company with whom it had formerly partnered, saying neither side had a solid argument for questioning the outcome.