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Around the web, March 4



  • Riegel v. Medtronic reactions: "Michigan's innovative drug shield law turns out to be ahead of the curve, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has signed on to the concept." [Detroit News editorial]; "There are reasons to cheer" [Washington Post editorial]
  • Anti-protective-order bill proposed in Congress by Wis. Senator Kohl would mount scary assault on business privacy [CJAC]
  • West Virginia mulls creating chancery courts, which exist in several other states [WV Record]
  • In novel strategy, W.R. Grace wants bankruptcy judge to declare many of the asbestos cases against it invalid [Washington Post]
  • Long Island ob/gyns and neurosurgeons squirm at their high insurance rates (respectively $177,000 and $275,000 a year)] [Newsday]
  • That $501 million stent patent verdict against Boston Scientific? Yes, now that you mention it, it was in Marshall, Texas [AP/Law.com]
  • New blog about juries [called, yes, Juries; Anne Reed recommends]

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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