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Federal Preemption Under The Federal Aviation Act
In its July 9 decision in Tweed-New Haven Airport Authority v. Tong, __ F. 3d. __, 2019, WL 2932588 (2d Cir. 2019), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed its position that the Federal Aviation Act, ...
United States
18 Jul 2019
Soto v. Bushmaster: The Sandy Hook Victims Notch A Stunning Victory, But At What Cost?
Last week, the Connecticut Supreme Court sent a jolt through the legal commentariat with its decision in Soto v. Bushmaster Firearms International, the lawsuit brought against the manufacturers and sellers of the semi-automatic rifle used in the tragic 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
United States
1 Apr 2019
A Provider's Guide To Managing A Medical Device Recall
While manufacturers are generally responsible for initiating medical device recalls, providers are usually best positioned to identify and notify affected patients and quarantine identified devices.
United States
22 Feb 2018
Connecticut Supreme Court Updates Design Defect Standards In "Good Tobacco" Litigation
In a decision officially released this week, the Connecticut Supreme Court altered the legal landscape in Connecticut for design defect product liability claims.
United States
12 May 2016
CT Supreme Court Clarifies Pleading Requirements For Products Liability Claims
A plaintiff who raises a products-liability claim must ordinarily come forward with evidence of some specific design or manufacturing defect in the product at issue.
United States
24 Sep 2014
The Supreme Court Protects Foreign Manufacturers In The Stream Of Global Commerce
In one of its final decisions this term, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a plurality opinion in J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, No. 09-1343, 2011 U.S. Lexis 4800 (June 27, 2011), reversed a New Jersey Supreme Court decision permitting the exercise of personal jurisdiction over a foreign manufacturer with no contacts with New Jersey other than the fortuitous circumstances that its allegedly defective product made its way to New Jersey through a nationwide distributor and caused injury there.
United States
20 Jul 2011
NJ State Courts Lack Authority to Enforce Subpoenas Issued to Federal Agencies and Employees
State court litigants have witnessed their share of discovery abuses, where opposing parties indiscriminately (and sometimes improperly) serve subpoenas on federal agencies in the hopes of finding information, or just causing trouble.
United States
27 Oct 2010
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