Bristol-Myers Unlikely To Shake Up Class Action Landscape

By Alec Schultz and Aaron Brownell (July 26, 2018, 2:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's opinion last year in Bristol-Myers Co. v. Superior Court[1] set a high jurisdictional bar for some mass tort claims. Now the fear among plaintiffs class action lawyers — and hope among defense lawyers — is that the courts will apply the same reasoning to stifle nationwide class actions....

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