Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Lawsuits about a blood-thinning drug that prevents platelets from clumping together now prevents plaintiffs from joining together to bring state law claims against a corporation when not every plaintiff was harmed in that state.
In Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, multiple plaintiffs sued Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMS) in a California state court to recover damages allegedly caused by their use of BMS’ anti-clotting drug, Plavix.
Clifford J. Zatz and Josh Thomas Foust
The decision “may make it impossible to bring certain mass actions at all.”
Gregory Bubalo and Katherine A. Dunnington
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California will significantly impact the plaintiffs’ choices of forums for the filing of mass torts actions.
Jeffrey Travers and Michael J. Miller
We were able to obtain a verdict for Mr. Cooper within a year of opting for the state courts.
Divide and Conquer: Plaintiffs Need a Single Forum that Accommodates the Realities of Contemporary Economic Activity
David A. Mazie and David M. Estes
The growth of mass tort litigation tracks with industries’ shift to mass marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical and consumer products on a national scale.
G. Christian Roux
Everyone agrees U.S. infrastructure is in lamentable shape. Can Congress and the Trump administration muster the courage to do something about it?
For success in any trial, jury selection and case framing are key.
Aver Lex won the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Criminal Defense in Ukraine.
Noerr received the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Information Tehcnology Law in Germany.
Students for Fair Admissions is challenging Harvard's policy of holistic admissions—and might change the future of affirmative action.
Mariano Roca López
How Spain is paving the way for self-sufficient homes.
Making these mistakes will seriously impact your ability to claim damages following an accident.
Caplin & Drysdale
JCOPE's new comprehensive lobbying regulations will close loopholes and make key changes to grassroots and direct lobbying starting January 2019.
Donald L. Sapir
By letting advertisers target men in job postings, Facebook may be contributing to gendered discrimination.
The public affairs group breaks down each race across the country using public data.
Sidney F. Ansbacher
New law requires FEMA to audit failed hurricane contracts.
Ann E. Evanko
New York's Stop Sexual Harassment Act goes into effect in October 2019.
Information technology lawyers weigh in on the question of data ownership following the GDPR's passage.
Comprehensive screenings and instituting a "dose ceiling" are two ways to tackle care for at-risk patients.
Listed environmental lawyers share their thoughts on who should be leading the current sustainability movement.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy won the "Law Firm of the Year" award in 2019 for Private Equity Law in Germany.
The head of Baker McKenzie's Real Estate practice group in Ukraine discusses the firm's standout attorneys.
This week, hirings at King & Spalding, and a profile of civil rights attorney Debra Katz.
An Interview With Bastian Finkel of BLD Bach Langheid Dallmayr, Germany's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Winner in Insurance Law
A look at the new European policies changing the insurance landscape in Germany.
Samuel G. Kramer
Can bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ever be adequate widespread substitutes for fiat money?
Ideas can be stolen, just like the machines or products they were used to create.
Mariano Roca López
New tax incentives show the Spanish government investing in audiovisual production in the Canary Islands and beyond.