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Skilled Lawyering Saves Defendant from Default Judgment in Products Liability Lawsuit
Category: Appellate Law, Eighth Circuit Appellate , Litigation, Products Liability
In a products liability lawsuit against the manufacturer and seller, a plaintiff asserted claims of strict products liability, breach of warranty, negligence, gross negligence, and consumer fraud. One defendant filed a successful motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim and was dismissed from…
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MDLs and Bellwether Trials: What are they?
Category: Litigation, Products Liability
What is an MDL? And, what is a bellwether trial? (The name certainly is funny and – at first glance – tells you nothing about the type of trial it seeks to describe.) How are MDLs and bellwether trials related? What purpose do they serve? These were all questions I found myself asking when I first…
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