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Arizona High Court Adopts Learned Intermediary Doctrine; No Conflict With Tort Law

PHOENIX — (Mealey’s) The Arizona Supreme Court on Jan. 21 adopted the learned intermediary doctrine and said it can be used by drug manufacturer Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. to defend against a drug liability claim ( Amanda Watts v. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation , No. CV-15-0065-PR,...

California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Friday, January 22, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Monday, January 25, 2016

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Monday, January 25, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 1 new published opinion and ordered the publication...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals withdrew 1 opinion and substituted a published opinion...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Thursday, January 28, 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 2 new opinions and Division Three of the Court...

California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Friday, January 29, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Monday, February 1, 2016

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Michigan Court Grants Fitness Facility Summary Judgment In Suit Filed By Member Disturbed By Policy Allowing Transgender Individuals To Use Locker Room Of Choice

On Jan. 4, 2016, Judge Michael J. Beale of the 42nd Circuit Court for Midland County, Michigan, granted summary judgment to the franchisor and a franchisee of the Planet Fitness exercise facility chain in a suit filed by a former member regarding Planet Fitness’ locker room policies. Although the...

Super Bowl of Sour Grapes

A federal lawsuit brought after Super Bowl XLVIII, which was held in New Jersey in 2014, was recently dismissed for lack on standing on the part of plaintiffs. Named plaintiffs, Josh Finkelman and Ben Hoch-Parker, wanted to attend the 2014 Super Bowl. Finkelman bought two tickets on the resale market...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Monday, February 1, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 6 new published opinions and ordered the publication...

California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Friday, February 5, 2016

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California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Monday, February 8, 2016

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HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Thursday, February 4, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. The Supreme Court of Washington filed 4 new opinions and Division Three of the Court...

California E-Advance: Court Opinions For Issue Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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California State Jury Awards $125 Million To Young Driver Paralyzed In Collision With Intoxicated Driver Who Ran Red Light

Shortly before 5 a.m. on March 23, 2013, plaintiff Francisco Briones, 21, was on his way to an early morning work shift at a local warehouse. Briones was waiting to turn left on a green light from Channel Islands Boulevard onto Rice Avenue; another car in front of him proceeded into the intersection...

South Carolina Jury Awards $ 6.9 Million In Medical Malpractice Action Brought By Woman Who Was Not Timely Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Leanna Loud, 47, is a wife, mother of three young children, former Air Force flight nurse, member of the United States Air reserve, and a nurse at a Charleston, S.C., hospital. Loud is also living with terminal Stage IV cancer. On Jan. 20, 2016, a South Carolina state jury found that the radiologist...

HeadsUp for Washington State: Court Opinions From Monday, February 8, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016 To view the full text of these opinions, please click here . Lexis.com® and Lexis Advance® subscribers may use the links below to access the cases on lexis.com and Lexis Advance. Division One of the Court of Appeals filed 5 new published opinions on Monday, February 8...

Stepdad Learns That Parenthood Has A Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled in A.S. v. I.S., 2015 Pa. LEXIS 3129 (Pa. Dec. 29, 2015) , that a stepfather who successfully litigated for shared custody of his stepsons had to pay child support as part of the parenthood package. The stepfather married the mother, who had twin sons from a prior...