The Top Product Liability Cases Of 2016: Year-End Report

Law360, New York (December 9, 2016, 10:49 AM EST) -- The Second Circuit opened up New GM to a potential flood of claims when it undid a bankruptcy liability shield that protected it from ignition switch claims against its prebankruptcy entity, while courts also tackled the labeling of "natural" foods and generic drugs.

Here, Law360 takes a look at some of the most significant product liability rulings of the past year.

In re: Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation

The decision of U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel in late July to wipe out 1,200 suits alleging harm from Bayer Healthcare’s intrauterine device Mirena due to the absence of expert testimony underscored its...

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