A Crash Course In Hot Product Liability Topics

Law360, New York (December 3, 2013, 8:04 PM EST) -- Every good practitioner needs to stay on top of industrywide developments in order to stay current and see what is trending. Here is our crash course on the hot topics from 2013 in the field of products liability.

Brand-Name and Generic Drugs Navigated the Mensing Wake

Litigation involving pharmaceutical companies continues to make headlines, largely flowing from the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2011 decision in PLIVA Inc. v. Mensing,[1] which held that since generic drug makers are obligated by federal law to use labels identical to the brand name versions, state common law labeling claims against generic drug manufacturers are preempted....

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