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Greenberg Traurig Expands Bay Area Corporate & Securities, Litigation Practices

EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. - The Silicon Valley office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues to grow its Corporate & Securities and Litigation Practices. Corporate attorney Craig Lilly joined the firm from Squire Sanders & Dempsey...

Tom Moylan
Pennsylvania Court Partly Reverses Preemption In Thimerosal Injury Case

HARRISBURG, Pa. - (Mealey's) The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Jan. 11 partly reversed preemption summary judgment in a thimerosal vaccine injury case, saying the trial court needs to conduct a case-by-case inquiry of the side effects of the vaccines...

Tom Moylan
3 Years' Probation Added To $296M In Fines, Forfeiture In Guidant Heart Device Plea

MINNEAPOLIS - (Mealey's) Guidant LLC was sentenced Jan. 12 by a Minnesota federal judge to three years' probation and ordered to pay $296 million in fines and forfeiture for failing to tell the Food and Drug Administration about defects in three...

Michael Lefkowitz
Federal Judge Rejects Marlboro Smokers' Medical Monitoring Claims

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - (Mealey's) A New York federal judge on Jan. 13 dismissed a lawsuit by Marlboro smokers seeking certification of a class to require Philip Morris USA to pay for medical monitoring, saying that because all cigarettes are dangerous,...

Margie Searcy Alford
Toxic Tort Attorney Margie Searcy Alford On Botulism Litigation

In this analysis, toxic tort and product liability attorney Margie Searcy Alford explains botulism poisoning, discusses relevant litigation, and gives practice tips for handling these cases. Issues discussed include identifying defendants and anticipating...

Christopher Bauer
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Jurisdiction For Fatal Bus Crash

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 11 heard oral arguments regarding the proper jurisdiction for a tire manufacturer that produced a product that allegedly caused a fatal bus accident in France that killed a pair of North...