Appeals Court Rejects Claims That J&J Retirement Plan Administrators 'Should Have Seen Stock Price Drop Coming' Amid Talc Litigation
"Even if disclosure of some unfavorable documents was likely once discovery commenced in products liability litigation, it is to this day uncertain whether J&J should be liable in tort for dangers relating to its talc products," wrote Third Circuit Judge Kent A. Jordan. "The products liability actions are, after all, ongoing. It would make no sense for us to resolve the question of tort liability, still undetermined in that case, in this collateral ERISA litigation."
In a separate state court action, Doe prevailed in the Arizona Court of Appeals, which held that the sexual misconduct findings against him were "not supported by substantial evidence." The appeals court vacated the ASU expulsion order and the school notified Doe that his expulsion sanction was withdrawn.
'They Are Being Ignored by the System': Plaintiffs Attorneys Say Those Injured by COVID Vaccines Have Little Recourse
"The people that suffered injuries post-vaccination need to be compensated for it," personal injury attorney Michael L. Baum of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman in Washington, D.C., said. "They need medication, they need to be acknowledged for what they're going through and not just told that it's in their heads."
"As we know, the needs of both our legal community and the community at large continually change," Grace V.B. Garcia said in a statement. "The pandemic has highlighted several areas where we can take active steps to better the lives of legal professionals, help those in need of legal services within the commonwealth, and take steps that support and uphold the rule of law. By concentrating on communication, collaboration and our communities, my goal is not only to strengthen MBA, but make measurable progress in addressing these issues, as well."