Product Liability Cases To Watch In 2012

Law360, New York (January 1, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- Product liability lawyers will watch Supreme Court battles that could spur toxic tort actions against global corporations and broaden one area of preemption play out in 2012, a year that may also bring key rulings in suits over hip implants and fracking.

Here are product liability cases that lawyers will closely follow in 2012:

Kiobel et al. v. Royal Dutch Petroleum et al.

The U.S. Supreme Court's expected 2012 ruling on whether Royal Dutch Shell PLC is subject to the Alien Tort Statute could also set the...
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