An outline on navigating the approval process for new medical devices.
Plaintiff's allegation against the consumer giant's Fixodent brand doesn't stick.
Defeating novel theories of liability with traditional litigation tactics.
By Heidi Oertle and Shawna Boothe
When a party's physical or mental condition is at issue, an independent medical examination may be ordered as a matter of right or upon a showing of good cause. Who may conduct the exam and whether the attorney may be present varies among the states.
By John Camp and L. Vanessa Lopez
General document preservation holds may impose a duty to preserve documents for unforeseen litigation, where that duty may not have otherwise existed.
By Michael A. Preciado
Autonomous vehicles have driven off the pages of Hollywood scripts onto real streets. The law must likewise evolve to protect manufacturers and the public from drivers who carelessly fail to update their vehicle's software.
Billing time is not something taught in law school. Listen as Catherine Clemons outlines best practices and common errors made by associates in billing time. (9:10 min)
Laura J. Walther discusses both offensive and defensive strategies, from a combined legal and media standpoint, to help keep your clientís product from having its good name damaged in public. (07:06 min)
Clients defending class actions in the United States often end up defending a similar action in Canada, and vice versa. Lawrie discusses Canadian certification experiences that may be different compared to their U.S. counterparts. (09:42 min)
Learn about the significance of the Barltett decision and its impact on the court's preemption holdings. (00:57:33)
Young lawyers today face various challenges as they work to further their careers, from establishing and expanding a network to finding a good advocate who will help advance their career. Join us for a discussion on how can young lawyers turn these challenges into opportunities. (01:13:25)
The difference between biologics and small molecule therapeutics—the types of drugs most products lawyers have litigated to date—as well as recent developments stemming from the 2010 Affordable Care Act will be the focus of this roundtable. (56:26)
Register now to join a roundtable on common mistakes made in trial and practical tips to avoid them, presented by the Products Liability Committee and Young Advocates Committees on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at 1:00 pm–2:00 pm EST.
The YLS monthly call will take place on the first Tuesday of every month at 3 p.m. Eastern time.