Bickerstaff v. SunTrust


(Ga., filed May 15, 2019): Arguing that jury-trial waivers are enforceable in Georgia. Also arguing that the court should clarify the law of severability and hold that courts should preserve and enforce promises that are distinct, rather than taking an approach to severability that erases substantial parts of the parties’ agreement by nullifying distinct provisions that can operate independently.

Court ruled against ATRA's position

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SCOTUS Should Affirm Federal Law Supremacy With FDA Authority Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to rein in state court rulings that impose liability on pharmaceutical companies that go beyond, and even contradict, the federal regulatory process of the FDA, according to Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association. He explains why it is imperative the high court review a case involving Janssen Pharmaceuticals.