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HSBA Appellate Section Testimony: Please Don't Muck Around With The Appeals Process

Here's the written testimony submitted by the Hawaii State Bar Association's Section on Appellate Law for today's hearing on a bill making its way through the Hawaii Legislature. The bills, HB 2191, and HB 2194, would return the state court appeals … Continue reading

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Xarelto: Treating Doctor’s Testimony Fatal to $27.8 Million Jury Award

Earlier this month the judge in the most recent Xarelto trial voided a $27.8 million jury verdict. I wrote about that case here and here and here. On January 9, 2018, Judge Michael Erdos in Philadelphia state court held that … Continue reading

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Case o' The Week: Expert Case A Bitter Pill to Swallow – Diaz and Expert Testimony on Ultimate Legal Issue

  A doc prescribes 5 million opiate pills in four years.  (Yet the government still needs an expert to opine on the ultimate legal issue: that this was “outside the usual course of professional practice?”)United States v. Julio Diaz, 2017 … Continue reading

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Expert testimony on meaning of term allowed in pharma case

Sciele Pharma, Inc. v. Brookstone Pharmaceuticals, LLC, 2011 WL 3844891 (N.D. Ga.) Sciele sells the prescription prenatal vitamins Prenate Elite and Prenate DHA. Defendant Acella sells generic products, including competing prescription prenatal vitamins PNV and PNV-DHA. Folate helps prevent certain … Continue reading

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Incorporation of a PSA into a divorce judgment with the understanding that the court took no testimony as to the merits of the settlement and makes no judgment with respect to it, except that the parties entered into it freely and voluntarily is the usual

Law Lessons from DEBRA NEWMAN v. LAURENCE S. NEWMAN, App. Div., A-4503-08T3, May 31, 2011: Incorporation of a PSA into a divorce judgment "with the understanding that the [c]ourt took no testimony as to the merits of the settlement and … Continue reading

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