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In In re: Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2809, 2022 WL 43244 (E.D. Ken. Jan. 5, 2022), the MDL judge bifurcated discovery into two phases with general causation proceeding first.  At the close of expert discovery, plaintiffs move to exclude three defense experts and defendants moved to dismiss one plaintiff expert. 

A little over a year ago, the Supreme Court heard argument in Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eight Judicial District Court, 141 S.Ct. 1017 (2021) regarding an issue of personal jurisdiction.  At that time, we tried our hand at reading the tea leaves and made this prediction about how the Ford Motor decision might adversely

Defendants get accused of using snap removals as some sort of nefarious litigation tactic to thwart the forum defendant rule and drive cases into federal court.  But all defendants do when they “snap” remove, is follow the law as written.  In case you are new to this area of the law, we will stop here

In general, people do not like to have to repeat themselves.  It is unavoidable.  Sometimes your audience is rightfully (or wrongfully) distracted.  Sometimes you aren’t that clear.  Sometimes you lose your zoom audio connection and have to start over.  Sometimes you don’t notice your daughter’s earbuds are in and that she’s been watching a YouTube

The complaint in Robinson v. Ethicon Inc., Action No. H-20-3760 (S.D. Tex.) was filed in 2013.  To put that in perspective, Amazon’s first Alexa-enabled device, the Echo, wasn’t on the market.   There’s a good chance you weren’t running your phone on 4G yet.  And, if you were using earbuds with your phone, you were