Bartlett Tops Early List Of Top Products Rulings For 2013

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 8:38 PM EDT) -- The first half of 2013 proved to be a busy six months in product liability, with defendants picking up a pair of gargantuan wins before the U.S. Supreme Court and plaintiffs notching far-reaching victories against corporate titans such as Johnson & Johnson and Philip Morris USA Inc. at the state level.

Companies have had the upper hand before the nation's highest court so far this year, garnering two especially favorable rulings related to generic-drug injury suits and foreign-based mass torts. The rulings leave plaintiffs in those...
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