Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. The Super. Ct. of S.F. Cnty.
(Cal., filed September 2014): Arguing that it is improper for California courts to exercise specific personal jurisdiction over a company that has no connection whatsoever to California, except for the fact that its product is sold in the state. Urged the state high court to grant cert and rehear the case.
Petition for cert granted on November 19, 2014.
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.
Governor Jim Justice signs four key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system
State Senator from Shreveport-Bossier seeks to curb over-the-top, dishonest ads
Bill on seat belt admissibility heads to Governor