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How the SCOTUS decision in Merck v. Albrecht impacts plaintiffs

On May 20, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the judge, not the jury, must decide whether state-law failure-to-warn claims are preempted by federal law on the ground that there is “clear evidence” that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would not have approved the warning that state law requires. Litigation resulting from […]

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How To Recover Fees For Temporary Attorneys

You’ve hired temporary attorneys to assist on a case. Now it’s time to recover fees and you’re left wondering if you can recover what you paid outside counsel from either your client, or the losing party. Good news! It looks like you can do both. An attorney asked our legal services team to research whether […]

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