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Justices look for line to draw in drug preemption case

WASHINGTON – Deciding where the preemptive effect of federal rules governing drug manufacturing ends and states’ ability to impose liability on drug makers begins has never been an easy task — not even for the justices of the U.S. Supreme ...

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Tort litigation trends, major verdicts make news in 2011

The past year featured a flurry of activity on the personal injury and tort scene, with several new drug and device developments, significant U.S. Supreme Court rulings and some staggering verdicts. Here’s a wrap-up of the highlights of personal injury ...

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