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HTMLDoes Pennsylvania Permit Manufacturing Defect Claims Involving Medical Devices?
Kathleen D. Wilkinson; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on September 17, 2014
I am writing to report about a recent dismissal of a manufacturing defect claim made against a medical device manufacturer in the USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. This decision is favorable to our clients that are involved in defending medical devices. We believe this case may...

 

HTMLThe Government Contractor Defense
John P. Loringer; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014
The government contractor defense is a potentially dispositive defense that can be raised by contractor-defendants in certain product liability cases. Understanding the basics of this defense, and in particular the requirements and scope of its application, is extremely important to companies that...

 

HTMLThird District Applies Daubert Retroactively
Sean M. McDonough; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on June 2, 2014
Florida’s first appellate review under Daubert occurred in Perez v. Bell South Telecommunications, Inc., 39 Fla. L. Weekly D 685b (April 24, 2014). The Third District Court of Appeals became the first Florida appellate court to apply the Daubert standard to uphold a decision by a trial court,...

 

Adobe PDFEEOC Issues Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues Over Commissioners’ Dissent: An Overview and Best Practices for Employers in a Changing Landscape
Lisa Handler Ackerman; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on October 2014
On July 14, 2014, the EEOC issued Enforcement Guidance: Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues (Guidance). The Guidance is the first comprehensive update on the EEOC’s position on discrimination based on pregnancy in the workplace since 1983 and supersedes the earlier guidance.

 

HTMLSocial Media as a Risk Management Tool?
Thomas M. DeMicco; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
I recently read an article titled “When ‘Liking’ a Brand Online Voids the Right to Sue,” written by Stephanie Strom of the New York Times, that reported an interesting change in the way manufacturers are dealing with consumers and using social media as a risk management...

 

HTMLE-Discovery Matters: “A Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities”
Daniel M. Braude; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on August 15, 2014
I am pleased to announce the availability of our firm’s updated publication, A Guide to ESI Preservation Responsibilities. I believe this white paper serves as a useful resource to anyone dealing with the complicated issue of preservation of electronically stored information (ESI),...

 

HTMLUpdate: Anti-Tire Aging Legislation in Massachusetts
Robert D. Sullivan; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014
Our February 18, 2014 blog, Massachusetts, Where Only Young Rubber Hits the Road, covered An Act to Increase Road Safety, proposed by the Massachusetts House of Representatives, which was assigned bill tracking number H3016. The Act would require issuance of a rejection certificate for any vehicle...

 

HTMLE-Discovery Requests have Skewed the Playing Field
Daniel M. Braude; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on January 2, 2014
During the past decade, the discovery of electronically stored information (ESI) has come to the forefront of litigation. In particular, e-Discovery has created significant challenges in product liability actions where plaintiffs can seek tremendous volumes of ESI while having virtually no document...

 

HTMLFlorida Court Says, “No Phishing Expeditions Allowed on a Plaintiff’s Facebook Page”
Sean M. McDonough; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on April 15, 2014
While it is true that social media has become one of the main sources for discovery in personal injury litigation, the basic tenets of discovery that apply to the standard document requests, also apply to this new technological source of information. The question of whether a demand for any and all...

 

HTMLMy Structured Settlement Broker or Yours?
Philip Quaranta; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 8, 2014, previously published on April 1, 2014
We all have been in negotiations that involve structured settlement proposals, and almost all plaintiffs’ attorneys have relationships with structured settlement brokers. Inevitably, when it’s time to place a structured settlement, the plaintiffs’ attorneys insist on using the...

 


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