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Exploring whether and how funders are investing in cases with public health and environmental remediation elements, and what effect funding has.
By Amanda Bronstad | July 22, 2021
Rizkalla, whose parents emigrated from Vietnam, now serves on leadership committees in multiple multidistrict litigation proceedings, including Elmiron and 3M's combat earplugs. In October, she opened the Los Angeles office of The Carlson Law Firm, based in Texas.
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July 21, 2021
Asbestos plaintiff's deposition properly capped at 14 hours
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By Amanda Bronstad | July 9, 2021
A year after the COVID-19 pandemic halted trial plans, jurors are scheduled to hear three cases this summer in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Missouri, alleging Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder products caused ovarian cancer. The first one, brought on behalf of Elizabeth Driscoll, who died in 2016 at age 69, begins July 12—and could involve only vaccinated jurors.
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By Ellen Bardash | June 23, 2021
Lawyers and judges traded views over whether an expert delivered an "unreliable" opinion with contradictions or whether she was being "remarkably candid."
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By Amanda Bronstad | June 21, 2021
In a Monday order, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria significantly scaled back the request, originally estimated to give $800 million to lead counsel in the Roundup multidistrict litigation. He also found the common fund doctrine inapplicable in the cases and called on a federal rules committee to consider new methods to compensate lead counsel in MDLs.
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By Amanda Bronstad | June 17, 2021
Park, a Morrison & Foerster partner in San Diego who defends companies in product liability matters and consumer class actions, steered clients through the ever-changing rules of the pandemic. Going forward, she sees more regulation of "connected products," and a growing number of environmental contamination lawsuits.
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By Anthony Anastasio | June 17, 2021
OPED: Senate Bill 697, which seeks to transform the tort of public nuisance in the context of lead paint, received the endorsement of NJ's Attorney General. The endorsement is surprising, as the bill constitutes a radical departure from the rule of law.
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