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Biometric Privacy Legislation Trends Rise Nationwide
Several states are following the path of Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), a law that has led to a rise in the volume of class action privacy litigation and underlined
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5 Sep 2019
Upcoming Free Ethics CLE Webinar: "Privilege Protection: Tips For Working With Media Consultants Without Jeopardizing The Attorney-Client Privilege"
Involving any outside consultant in the attorney-client relationship gives rise to risks to the attorney-client privilege.
United States
14 Mar 2018
A Proposed End To "Amarin Pharm v. FDA" Has FDA Agreeing To Abide By District Court's Order
Since the court's August 2015 order, the parties have been discussing settlement, and the proceedings have been stayed while they did so.
United States
10 Mar 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Will Review The Validity Of "Implied Certification" Liability Under The FCA
Given the breadth of circumstances in which the implied certification has been, and can be, applied, the Court's ruling in Universal Health Services could bring far-reaching changes to the scope of FCA liability.
United States
16 Dec 2015
Effective Today: New Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure Regarding Discovery And Electronically Stored Information
​In changes that have been five years in the making, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure go into effect today, December 1, 2015.
United States
2 Dec 2015
First Amarin Pharm v. FDA, Now Pacira Pharm, Inc. v. FDA
The FDA approved the New Drug Application (NDA) for EXPAREL with a broad "Indications and Usage," for "administration into the surgical site to produce postsurgical analgesia."
United States
14 Sep 2015
ESOS Regulations: Are You Ready To Report?
In our modern economy, businesses regularly use all manner of third-party consultants for many different reasons, including cost, efficiency, and expertise.
United States
24 Aug 2015
Proceed with Caution: Attorney-Client Privilege and Communications with Third-Party Consultants
In our modern economy, businesses regularly use all manner of third-party consultants for many different reasons, including cost, efficiency, and expertise.
United States
21 Aug 2015
What Comes Next In Amarin Pharm v. FDA?
Some are asking whether the FDA will pursue appellate review of the decision.
United States
13 Aug 2015
FDA Files Brief Regarding Off-Label Promotion In Amarin Pharma Lawsuit
As we mentioned in our prior post, the Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. United States Food and Drug Administration lawsuit pending in the Southern District of New York raises interesting issues regarding the First Amendment...
United States
29 Jun 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Addresses Wartime Tolling Of Statute Of Limitations Under False Claims Act
On May 26, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel Carter in which a relator brought civil False Claims Act claims against government contractors.
United States
1 Jun 2015
False Advertising Claims & The First Amendment
Over on Reed Smith's AdLaw by Request blog, attorney Caroline Klocko discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit's January 30th ruling...
United States
10 Feb 2015
Federal Trade Commission Fines Manufacturers Of Weight Loss Supplement $9 Million For Alleged Deceptive Advertising
The Federal Trade Commission decided to fine Genesis Today, Inc. and Pure Health, LLC, manufacturers of a green coffee bean extract, for making claims that using GCBE could allow consumers to lose body weight and fat.
United States
6 Feb 2015
A Call For Explicit Requirement Of Ascertainability In Class Actions
Over on the Drug & Device Law blog, Reed Smith partner Jim Beck makes a case for adding an explicit ascertainability requirement to Fed. R. Civ. P. 23.
United States
28 Jan 2015
Applying The Attorney-Client Privilege To Outside Media Consultancy Communications
While attorney-client privilege is a well-established concept, application of the policy becomes murky when the communications in question are between a client and an outside PR firm.
United States
8 Oct 2014
Are You Sure Your Company Is "At Home" In All 50 States?
Corporate defendants might want to think twice before making a general appearance in new cases filed in states other than the states of incorporation.
United States
26 Jun 2014
A Fair Proposition
In 2003, the Wall Street Journal labelled California The Shakedown State' because of the state's infamous unfair competition' law (UCL). In November 2004, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 64, implementing important procedural changes to that statute.
United States
5 Sep 2005
Bi-Annual Update Regarding Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Federal Preemption
Federal preemption is one of the most important defenses available to medical device manufacturers defending product liability lawsuits, and it also has been applied successfully in certain pharmaceutical product liability actions.
United States
5 Sep 2005
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