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Supreme Court ruling in drug case could have big implications for product liability

Posted 6/19/17 by Sarah Karlin-Smith skarlin@politico.com Politico A Supreme Court decision Monday could make it harder for large groups of plaintiffs to sue corporations in state courts for damages caused by manufacturers’ products . Bristol-Myers Squibb prevailed in its effort to get the Supreme Court to limit where patients can seek compensation for harm caused…

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Florida Supreme Court Holds Med Mal Personal Injury Caps Unconstitutional

Posted 6/08/17 by Florida Justice Association Florida Supreme Court Holds Med Mal Personal Injury Caps Unconstitutional In a 4-to-3 ruling, the Florida Supreme Court today affirmed the decision of the Fourth District Court of Appeal that the Florida statute establishing caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice personal injury cases is unconstitutional. In its ruling,…

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Trump Administration Abandons Fight for Ban on Nursing Home Arbitration Clauses

Posted 6/06/17 by Levin & Perconti Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog Trump Administration Abandons Fight for Ban on Nursing Home Arbitration Clauses What little hope remained that arbitration clauses would disappear from nursing home admission paperwork is now gone. Friday, June 2 was the deadline for the Trump Administration to submit paperwork to continue the…