Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of TCPA Suit Against Pfizer
The Sixth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit against Pfizer alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), ruling that it has no liability for faxes sent by a third party without its knowledge, even though the faxes contained advertisements for Pfizer products.
EU Commission Announces its “New Deal for Consumers”: Heavier Sanctions, Stronger Enforcement and New Rules on Collective Redress
This issue of the Product Liability Bulletin describes the EU Commission's announcement of two new proposed directives that would strengthen consumers' rights.
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.