U.S. Supreme Court Denies Cert to Mirena MDL Plaintiffs
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by plaintiffs in the Mirena® multidistrict litigation, effectively ending litigation in federal courts that involved more than 1,300 plaintiffs and lasted more than five years.
Shook Team Obtains Third Win This Year for Pharmacia
A Shook team has obtained their third win in a year for Pharmacia & Upjohn Co. LLC (Pharmacia), the maker of the corticosteroid drug Depo-Medrol® (methylprednisone acetate).
Cofer and Donahue Summarize Product Liability Law for Lexology
Product Liability Litigation Practice Co-Chairs Walt Cofer and Alicia Donahue have authored a primer of U.S. product liability law and developments for Lexology Navigator.
Shook Obtains Back-to-Back Wins for Medtronic In Product Liability Cases
Shook teams have obtained back-to-back wins for Medtronic, manufacturer of surgical and medical devices, persuading federal courts in Michigan and Texas to dismiss product liability claims against the company.
West Virginia Affirms Summary Judgment for Retailer in Unfair Sales Practices Litigation
The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has affirmed a lower court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of an operator of a chain of gas stations and convenience stores alleged to have sold gasoline below cost in violation of the state’s Unfair Practices Act, ruling that the state legislature did not intend to include taxes in the calculation of a retailer’s product cost.