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William A. Ruskin: Ex Parte Communication With Plaintiff's Prescribing Physician
Posted on 21 Dec 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin In product liability litigation, a single tactical advantage may determine whether the case is won or lost. Often, being able to anticipate an issue before it arises and addressing it in the Case Management Order may be critical... Read More

Yasmin, Yaz Gallbladder Cases Settled For $24 Million By Bayer; Payouts Are $2,000-$3,000
Posted on 18 Mar 2013 by Tom Moylan

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — (Mealey’s) Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. will pay $24 million to resolve claims of plaintiffs who allege that they developed gallbladder disease or underwent gallbladder surgery as a result of using Yasmin or... Read More

Toyota Agrees To Fund Settlement Of Unintended Acceleration Cases Worth Up To $1.4 Billion
Posted on 28 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Attorney representing Toyota owners calls settlement "extraordinarily hard-fought, exceptionally far-reaching" LOS ANGELES - The attorneys representing Toyota owners who claim that their vehicles are prone to sudden, unexplained acceleration... Read More

3rd Circuit: Humana Can Sue GSK For Reimbursement For Avandia-Related Expenses
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by Tom Moylan

PHILADELPHIA - (Mealey's) Medicare Advantage provider Humana Medical Plan Inc. is allowed under Medicare law to seek reimbursement from GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) for the costs of treating insurance customers who were injured by GSK's Avandia diabetes... Read More