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Around the web, June 25

  • Ted's objection to the Grand Theft Auto hidden-sex-scene class action settlement gets him in the New York Times, complete with [SFW] picture [Jonathan Glater, more coverage at OL, CrunchGear]
  • Plaintiffs in $14 billion pharmacy-wholesaling private class action against McKesson have been getting favorable rulings from Judge Saris in Boston [Bloomberg via AmLaw LitDaily]
  • Michael Papantonio's list of mass torts he wouldn't embrace includes Oxycontin and Sept. 11 as well as 28 others we'd happily print if we knew what they were [Barrett, Forbes via Erichson/Mass Tort Prof]
  • Yikes: "The survey found that a plurality of Democrats (37%) believe the oil industry should be nationalized." [Rasmussen]
  • Congress has declined to disturb so-called Lexecon rule on transfer of mass tort cases, and Beck and Herrmann have some theories as to why [Drug & Device Law]
  • Dechert partner Joseph Hetrick on product liability developments in Europe and the terrifying costs of e-discovery [Genova]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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