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Welcome to Critical MassLaw.com’s new briefing on class actions and mass torts. I’m Amanda Bronstad in Los Angeles. All eyes are on Florida, where the state’s highest court is reviewing evidence standards, weighing whether it should shift from Frye to Daubert in evaluating expert testimony. The U.S. Justice Department asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a petition to review cy pres–no matter how “regrettable” the payments may be. And AG Jeff Sessions‘ announcement last week that the feds would take legal action against opioid companies came after a months-long court fight involving the DOJ’s position on Drug Enforcement Agency records.

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Jim Ferraro of Ferraro Law Firm, left, and Elliot Scherker of Greenberg Traurig.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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