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19 Mar 2022, 2:09 pm by admin
The important divide between regulatory practice and the litigation of causal claims in civil actions arises from the theoretical nature of the risk assessment enterprise. [read post]
23 Jul 2021, 11:20 am by admin
Schuck, Agent Orange on Trial: Mass Toxic Disasters in the Courts (1987). [2] Michael D. [read post]
4 Nov 2018, 10:56 am by Schachtman
Third, the trial court in Cook had to ignore the federal judiciary’s own reference manual’s warnings about the inability of ecological studies to provide causal inferences.8 The Cook case is part of an unfortunate trend to regard all studies as “flawed,” and their relative weights simply a matter of argument and debate for the litigants.9 Abilify Another example of sloppy reasoning about confounding can be found in a recent federal trial court decision, In… [read post]
15 Jun 2014, 10:36 am by Schachtman
In In re Fibreboard Corp., 893 F. 2d 706, 711-12 (5th Cir. 1990), the court rejected a class action approach to litigating asbestos personal injury claims because risk could not substitute for findings of individual causation: “That procedure cannot focus upon such issues as individual causation, but ultimately must accept general causation as sufficient, contrary to Texas law. [read post]
29 Oct 2013, 7:20 am by Schachtman
  Of course, the Bazemore litigation predates the Supreme Court’s decision in Daubert by several years. [read post]
18 Apr 2012, 4:40 pm by Schachtman
  Professor Green has served as the co-reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Physical Harm. [read post]
19 Sep 2011, 9:36 am by Schachtman
”  Given that litigation often involves unusual situations outside both the statistical and prescriptive “norms” of ordinary life, the abandonment of extreme deference to expert witnesses as the ultimate arbiters of reasonableness is a significant advance in the evolution of the Federal Rules of Evidence. [read post]
5 Aug 2011, 3:03 pm
In re Interstate Medicaid Patients at Good Samaritan Nursing Center, 415 F.Supp 389 (JPML 1976). [read post]
5 Aug 2011, 3:03 pm
In re Interstate Medicaid Patients at Good Samaritan Nursing Center, 415 F.Supp 389 (JPML 1976). [read post]
12 Apr 2011, 3:50 pm by Schachtman
” In reAgent Orange” Prod. [read post]
30 Sep 2010, 2:29 pm by Bexis
Rep. 2 (May 2008) (asserting that $4.85 billion Vioxx settlement was for “nuisance” value"); In re Agent Orange Products Liability Litigation, 818 F.2d 145, 171 (2d Cir. 1987) (finding “good reason to view” $180 million Agent Orange settlement as for “nuisance value”). [read post]
8 Apr 2010, 9:48 am by Bexis
”  In re Agent Orange Product Liability Litigation, 597 F. [read post]
14 Oct 2009, 10:00 pm
One of the many things we're not is T&E lawyers. [read post]
11 Oct 2009, 3:47 pm by Shannon Sims
Finally it will review the most recent legislative efforts and judicial litigation both in the U.S. and in other countries.The greatest benefits from the topics covered will be to students who plan to work for major law firms with international clients, multilateral organizations, multinational corporations and international NGOs. [read post]
11 Sep 2009, 7:59 am
The approach has been used in many cases ranging from exposure to toxic chemicals like, Agent Orange and asbestos, to products liability cases involving medical drugs and devices, such as the Dalkon shield and breast implants. [read post]