ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. v. Painters Fund
(U.S., filed March 27, 2020): Urging the Court to review whether the chain of causation between a manufacturer’s allegedly false statements and end payments for prescription drugs is too attenuated to satisfy RICO’s proximate cause requirement. Also, to address whether everyone who pays for a product with an alleged latent risk or defect suffer injury sufficient to confer Article III standing.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA reports neither candidate for West Virginia Attorney General has signed its transparency oath, writes Chris Dickerson for the West Virginia Record.