Kapila v. Grant Thornton LLP


(11th Circ., filed July 30, 2018): Arguing that the in pari delicto defense should apply in cases involving bankruptcy trusts.  The defense prevents a wrongdoer from attempting to shift its liability to another that was involved to an equal or lesser extent in the improper conduct.

Court ruled in favor of ATRA's position

On March 22, 2019, the Court ruled in favor of ATRA’s position and affirmed the lower court’s decision. 

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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.