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Preemption: A Changing Landscape

Litigation Packet: Document Details

Packet Name: Preemption: A Changing Landscape

Updated Date: 4/1/2017 | Created Date: 11/8/2006 | Number of Pages: 4373
Summary of Packet:
  • Addresses the changing landscape of federal preemption of state tort law claims in pharmaceutical (brand and generic), medical device, auto safety, aviation, and railroad litigation
  • Explores the implications of various regulatory agencies and attempts to preempt state tort laws
  • Briefs from a variety of cases arguing against defense motions for summary judgment on preemption grounds and orders from various jurisdictions denying federal preemption
  • Information and articles on theories of liability, including innovator liability
  • Discussion of Wyeth, Riegel, and Mensing decisions
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