By Christine Kain, Patrick Reilly and Joseph Price, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP (January 9, 2017, 3:54 PM EST) -- Christine Kain
As we begin the New Year, we reflect on some of 2016's most significant legal developments for our drug and device clients. The year saw many big lawsuits and jury decisions, but key developments occurred in the underpinning civil procedure, with potential widespread impact for future litigation. Here is a brief recap and assessment of the implications for five of the most significant developments in 2016.
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