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Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

The Unfair Contradiction of the Conflict of State and Federal Laws on the Bankruptcy Proceedings of Dispensary Employees

There is seemingly, in the opinion of a great number of bankruptcy courts, a conflict between the United States Bankruptcy Code requirements that a debtor reorganize or liquidate “in good faith,”  the federal Controlled...more

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EDNY Holds Glucosamine Claims Preempted

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We call ourselves the Drug and Device Law Blog, but sometimes we cover cases outside the drug and device field because such cases can sometimes be helpful or inspiring. Perhaps it is an example of thinking outside of the box....more

Fisher Phillips

SCOTUS Predictions: Will the Supreme Court Make it Easier to Hold Unions Liable for Strike Misconduct?

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The Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a case that could make it easier for employers to sue and recover damages from labor unions that damage an employer’s property during a strike. The issue before SCOTUS in Glacier...more

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California AG Agrees with CFPB’s Preliminary Preemption Determination, Urges Bureau to Further Narrow TILA Preemption

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As discussed here, on December 7, 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) made a preliminary conclusion that a New York commercial financing law was not preempted by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA)....more

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Mostly Bad Preemption Decision in Textured Breast Implant Case out of D.N.J.

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We write from Tampa, Florida, where we attended the bridal shower of a lifelong friend’s daughter.  In a happy coincidence, the event fell on the last weekend of a two-week stretch of dog shows in which our puppy’s sire, a...more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Product Liability 2022 Year in Review

Massachusetts federal and state courts issued several important product liability decisions in 2022. Nutter’s Product Liability practice group reviewed these cases and report on their significant holdings as follows ...more

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Punting Generic Drug Preemption In The Taxotere MDL

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We have posted quite a bit about the Taxotere MDL and some Fifth Circuit decisions on appeals from it. The decisions have mostly been pretty good. We have posted even more about the treatment of broad preemption issues in...more

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FDA Finalizes Guidance on Prescription Drug REMS

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The FDA recently published its Final Guidance on REMS programs for prescription drugs, which we thought might interest our readers. The document is formally called “Format and Content of a REMS Document: Guidance for...more

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC

FTC Proposes Aggressive Rule That Would Decimate Employment Non-Competes

The federal government has proposed a rule to ban non-compete agreements between nearly all employers and all workers. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) believes this rule will increase wages by almost $300 billion annually...more

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Supreme Court Asks Whether Tort Claims to Recover Property Damaged During Strike Are Preempted by NLRA

On January 10, 2023, justices for the Supreme Court of the United States questioned attorneys for a ready-mix concrete company and the union representing its truck drivers over whether claims to recover the value of the...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

A Bronx Tale: A New York State Trial Judge Calls Out New York State's Long-Standing Heightened Standard of Proving the Making of...

The Bronx, where I came of age and grew into young adulthood, is well-known for the scrap of its residents. That can also be said of its judiciary. On December 20, 2022, in Wu v. Uber Techs., Inc.,[i] the New York State...more

Mayer Brown - Retained Interest

CFPB Preliminarily Determines State Commercial Financing Disclosure Laws Not Preempted by Truth in Lending Act

Small business lenders hoping for federal intervention will be disappointed to learn that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has reached a preliminary determination that New York’s new commercial financing...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

CFPB Considers Whether TILA Preempts State Commercial Finance Disclosure Laws, Requests Public Comment

A number of states have enacted laws requiring consumer-like disclosures in certain commercial financing transactions. These state statutes resemble the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) in certain respects but apply only to...more

Reed Smith

Fallacious FDA Reporting Claim Finally Falls

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​​​​​​​Product liability litigation over Class III medical devices is an interesting creature. Absent something unusual, cases and litigations should not get past motions to dismiss....more

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The FDA sets its sights on CBD food products

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In late November, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a new round of warning letters to companies manufacturing and marketing cannabidiol (CBD) products. While the FDA has been sending warning letters to CBD...more

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CFPB Issues Notice of Intent to Make TILA Preemption Determinations

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The CFPB recently published a notice of intent to determine whether certain New York commercial financial law provisions are preempted by TILA, after receiving a request to do so from a business trade association.  The CFPB...more

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Montana’s Vaccination Discrimination Law: Federal Court Blocks Enforcement

On December 9, 2022, a federal judge in Montana permanently blocked enforcement in healthcare settings of a first-in-the-nation law that had prohibited discrimination in employment and the provision of services based on...more

Morgan Lewis

Supreme Court Asked To Exempt Creative Businesses From Public Accommodations Laws

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The US Supreme Court heard arguments on December 5, 2022, in 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis, No. 21-476, which asks whether a website design company has a constitutionally protected free speech right to refuse to design wedding...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP - Left Coast Appeals

This Week At The Ninth: Retroactivity and Recalls

This week, the Court addresses the retroactive effect of a preemption decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and the constitutionality of California’s prohibition on an incumbent appearing on the ballot...more

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SDNY Dismisses Sunscreen Case Based on Preemption

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At ACI’s December session in New York we will be part of a panel discussion on product liability actions against over the counter (OTC) medicines. Such lawsuits are certainly not new, but some aspects of them are....more

Saiber LLC

A Possible ‘High Noon’ for Social Media Platforms Looms at the Supreme Court

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The August 13, 2021 Trending Law Blog post discussed how, in NetChoice, LLC v. Attorney General, State of Florida, the United States District court for the Northern District of Florida enjoined Florida from enforcing a law...more

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Labor-Friendly “Workers’ Rights Amendment” Passes in Illinois

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The Illinois Constitution Amendment 1 (commonly referred to as the “Workers’ Rights Amendment”) has received enough votes to secure its passage. Citizens of Illinois voted on the Amendment on November 8, 2022, but delays in...more

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Georgia 6-Week Abortion Law Is Void Ab Initio

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Key Takeaways - ..On Nov. 15, The Superior Court of Fulton County declared sections of Georgia’s 6-week abortion ban void and unenforceable. ..The Court held that because the ban was unconstitutional at the time it...more

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It is all about 1066: Why the trust regimes of two seasoned offshore trust jurisdictions, Guernsey and Jersey, are not indigenous

The Crown dependencies of the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey (hereinafter “the Channel Islands”) were part of Normandy in 1066 when its ruler, William the Conqueror, invaded England and seized the English...more

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Employee Benefits Post-Dobbs: Considerations for Year-End Planning

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Much has been written about the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson to overturn the constitutional right to abortion. For employers in particular, the Dobbs decision raised a number of questions about employee...more

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