• Features

    The Effect of Safety Regulations on Product Defect Claims

    George W. Soule

    This article addresses some considerations for counsel in offering or defending against evidence of safety regulations.

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  • Features

    U.S. Supreme Court Speaks on Discovery Sanctions

    Michael Hoenig

    It is rare for a discovery sanction case to reach the nation's highest court. But on April 18, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Haeger, reversing a $2.7 million sanctions award that had been rendered by an Arizona district court and affirmed by a divided Ninth Circuit panel.

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  • Features

    Product Liability, Bankruptcy and the Proceeds of Legal Action

    Janice G. Inman

    When does a cause of action accrue for an injury caused by an implanted medical device? This is a question that usually comes up when determining whether an allegedly injured plaintiff has brought his or her lawsuit in a timely enough manner to keep the claim from being thrown out on statute of limitations grounds. But if the case has been settled, or tried to a verdict that is not appealed, aren't we done with this question? Not necessarily.

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  • Columns & Departments

    Case Notes

    Gun manufacturers Remington and Bushmaster have asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to throw out the case brought against them by the families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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