Complex Torts & Product Liability


Majkowski Publishes Government Contractor Defense Refresher in ABA Mass Torts Newsletter
April 24, 2019 | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Paul Majkowski published an article in the American Bar Association’s Mass Torts Litigation section, “Boyle to Burn Pits and Beyond: A Government Contractor Defense Refresher.” Click here to read the article. …
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Prop 65 Heads East?
March 30, 2019 | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Paul Majkowski authored an article in the American Bar Association’s Mass Torts Litigation Practice Points section, “Prop 65 Heads East?” Click here to read the article. …
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Majkowski Authors Point on PFAS Class Action
October 30, 2018 | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Paul Majkowski wrote an article published in the American Bar Association Mass Torts Litigation Practice Points section, “PFAS Class Seeks Court Ordered “Independent Panel of Scientists.” Click here to read the article. …
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Majkowski’s Glyphosate Update Published in ABA’s Mass Tort Litigation
April 4, 2018 | Paul V. Majkowski | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Paul Majkowski published an article entitled, “Update on Glyphosate: The Roundup MDL General Causation Daubert Hearings,” in Mass Torts Litigation, a publication of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation. The article discusses Judge Vince Chhabria’s comments in a Daubert hearing conducted on general causation as to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which heard from a dozen witnesses. To read …
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Feld Publishes Article in DRI Newsletter
January 3, 2018 | Brian L. Feld | Complex Torts & Product Liability | General Liability
Brian Feld’s article, “Mutation and Evolution: The Effect of the BAP1 Gene on Asbestos Litigation,” appeared in the December 29, 2017, newsletter of DRI’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee. To read the article, click here. …
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Update to In Re: General Mills Glyphosate Litigation
August 31, 2017 | Paul V. Majkowski | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Paul Majkowski published an article in the American Bar Association – Mass Torts Litigation, “Update to In re: General Mills Glyposate Litigation. Click here to read. …
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Asserting Damages for Data Piracy Under the CFAA
June 20, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Data often is the lifeblood of a business. When a database is breached in one way or another, the results can be devastating—especially if the data falls into the hands of a competitor. Many companies suffering this kind of loss turn to litigation. Perhaps in an effort to obtain federal court jurisdiction, they may assert …
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Glyphosate and the Many Ramifications of an IARC Classification
May 30, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability
As is frequently the case, a regulatory development or finding will serve as the impetus for activity in the realm of toxic tort. From the plaintiff’s perspective, the underlying science has been given the patina of credibility by the regulatory action; from the defense view, the regulatory action does not elevate the underlying science to …
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Hidden Risks In Practice Acquisitions And Joint Ventures
May 25, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Health Services
There is a potential compliance “blind spot” associated with what many in the healthcare industry would regard as ordinary practice acquisitions and joint ventures involving hospitals and other provider organizations. This area of possible vulnerability arises from the payment of consideration for what are sometimes insufficiently delineated assets of the target or partner entity. If …
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Strober’s “New York Lead-Paint Case Update” in Environmental Claims Journal
May 10, 2017 | Complex Torts & Product Liability
This article examines a variety of recent lead-paint decisions issued by New York courts, from trial level, to appellate, to the state’s highest court. As these cases suggest, lead-paint complaints against landlords and property owners are likely to continue to be filed in New York courts for some time to come. Click here to read …
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