Shook Wins Bellwether Trial in Taxotere MDL
Federal Court Excludes All Plaintiffs' Experts In Second Mirena MDL
Federal Court Holds Medical Device Claims Preempted By FDCA
Shook Wins Dismissals of MDL Cases
Won dismissals of eight cases in an MDL in which the plaintiffs alleged injuries after taking a generic version of the client’s brand-name drug; the court ruled against a theory of “innovator liability,” which would hold brand-name manufacturers liable for alleged injuries caused by generic versions of the drugs made by other pharmaceutical companies.” Jennifer Stevenson took the lead on this issue and argued two motions; the court’s first order dismissed five cases and the second order dismissed three cases.
After Exclusion of Expert, Won Summary Judgment for Client
After excluding the plaintiff’s key causation witness under Daubert, obtained summary judgment for a medical device manufacturer in a premature birth and wrongful death case.
Successful Defense of Pharmaceutical Lawsuit
Successfully defended at jury trial a Fortune 200 company against claims that its drug caused pulmonary embolism.