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Product Liability Cases To Watch: Midyear Report

Law360, New York (June 30, 2017, 9:43 PM EDT) -- Lawsuits over the ongoing opioid epidemic continue to mount, and litigation against carmakers alleging emissions violations is revving up just as Volkswagen is in the process of ending its own cases. Attorneys are also watching to see how Takata's long-expected bankruptcy will affect litigation over its potentially dangerous air bags.

Here's what product liability attorneys are going to be watching in the next half of 2017.

Opioid Litigation

As the U.S. continues to grapple with a growing opioid drug epidemic, states and municipalities are increasingly filing suit against drugmakers on allegations they flooded markets with addictive painkillers, a trend that attorneys...

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