A concerted effort by the business community to have federal law preclude, or “pre-empt,” state personal injury laws and other regulations has arrived en masse at the U.S. Supreme Court this term.

The justices have agreed to decide five pre-emption cases that involve products liability, transportation of dangerous substances, labor and other areas, and they have asked the U.S. solicitor general for his views on a sixth case seeking review.

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