Toyota v. Reavis

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(Tex. App., filed February 27, 2020): Arguing that long-settled Texas law limits evidence of unrelated accidents in product liability cases. Also arguing that the Texas statutory presumption of non-liability for manufacturers meeting federal safety standards serves important purposes.  To invoke the exception to the presumption of non-liability, a party should be required to present specific types of relevant evidence.

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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.