Shook Wins Full Defense Verdict for Medical Device Maker
In a case where the plaintiff sought up to $40 million in damages, a Florida jury found for Shook's client on all counts after a four-week trial. After the win, the Shook team was nominated for "Litigators of the Week" by Litigation Daily.
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).
Shook Obtains Back-to-Back Wins for Medtronic In Product Liability Cases
Eleventh Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for Marketers of Enbrel
The Eleventh Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the makers and marketers of the biologic drug Enbrel, finding that the plaintiffs' injury claims were barred by the learned intermediary doctrine and that the direct “patient labeling requirement” in FDA medication guidelines did not preempt application of the doctrine.