Scharfstein v. BP West Coast Products, LLC
Oregon Court of Appeals affirms trial court’s decision rejecting challenge to excessive statutory damages award as untimely
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Rogers
U.S. Chamber urges Texas Supreme Court to review standard for proving gross negligence
Spence v. BNSF Railway Company
Missouri Supreme Court holds that lower court did not abuse its discretion by failing to grant a new trial after learning juror failed to disclose information that called into question the jury’s...
Christopher v. DePuy Orthopaedics, Incorporated
Fifth Circuit holds that the district court properly exercised personal jurisdiction over defendant
Air and Liquid Systems Corp. v. DeVries
Supreme Court grants cert. petition addressing whether manufacturers of “bare-metal” equipment can be liable for injuries caused by products added to their equipment by third parties under...
General Motors LLC v. Bavlsik
Supreme Court declines cert. petition in case regarding damages-only retrial in tort litigation
Quiroz v. Alcoa, Inc.
Arizona Supreme Court rejects plaintiffs’ “secondary, or “take-home” liability theory and holds employers do not owe a “duty” to those with whom a traditionally recognized common law relationship...
McNair v. Johnson & Johnson
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals rejects “innovator liability” theory for manufacturers of FDA approved medication
Caltagirone v. Cephalon, Inc.
Pennsylvania Superior Court holds that state tort claims based on allegations of off-label marketing are preempted by federal law
Bellsouth Communications, LLC v. Cobb County
Georgia Supreme Court grants review of 911 fees case