Recent Case Activity

The U.S. Chamber Litigation Center files in cases of interest to the business community as a direct party, as an intervenor, and as an amicus curiae (friend of the court). The following are Litigation Center’s cases from 2007 to the present. Cases with recent developments (such as a new legal filing or an outcome in the case) are listed first.

Statute of Limitations on Asbestos Exposure Claims
North Dakota Supreme Court
Victory
Federal Preemption of Design Defect Claims
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Preemption of Vaccine Design-Defect Claims
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
Presumption of Causation in Asbestos Litigation
California Court of Appeals
Other
Manufacturer's Duty to Warn "Sophisticated Purchasers"
California Supreme Court
Defeat
North Carolina Product Liability Law
North Carolina Supreme Court
Other
$500 Million Punitive Damages Award
Nevada Supreme Court
Other
Materiality of Statistically Insignificant Adverse Event Reports
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Arbitration of International Investment Disputes
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Victory
Worker's Comp Claims as Civil RICO Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Defeat