Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Nevada v. Wyeth
(Nev., filed August 2014): Urging the Court to hear Wyeth’s appeal of the lower court’s decision allowing for outside counsel to represent the state in a consumer protection lawsuit. Specifically arguing that the attorney general has not properly demonstrated that her office is unable to represent the state, as required by Nevada law, and that the hiring of outside counsel is not in the state’s best interest.
Case settled on November 3, 2014.
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