This blog site is published by and reflects the personal views of the Authors, in their individual capacities. It does not necessarily represent the views of their law firms (Reed Smith, LLP, Dechert LLP, and Cozen & O’Connor, respectively), or any of their clients. This blog site is the Authors’ personal project, and it is not sponsored or endorsed by any law firm or client. This blog site is intended to disseminate the Authors’ personal, defense-oriented views of various issues that arise in the context of prescription drug and medical device product liability litigation and related topics. No representation is made about the accuracy of the information, which solely constitutes the Author’s personal view on these issues. The information contained in this blog site is provided only as general information and personal opinions, and blog topics may or may not be updated after being initially posted.
By using this blog site you understand and agree that no information is being provided in the context of any attorney-client relationship and that nothing is intended to constitute the Authors’ legal advice. This blog site is solely informational in nature, not intended as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed and retained attorney in your state, and should not be so used. You should not rely upon the legal accuracy or validity of any of this information, as it constitutes the private opinions of the Authors only. To make informed legal decisions, you should always consult with your own lawyer for your personal legal needs.
This blog site is not intended to be attorney advertising, but rather contains the constitutionally protected legal, political, and social views of the Authors. Nothing in this site should be interpreted as an advertisement of any sort that is not authorized by the laws and regulations of the state or country where you are located. The Authors do not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this blog site in any state or country where to do so would fail to comply with any laws or ethical rules of that state or country.
This website and the information contained or referred to herein do not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any securities.
From time to time the Authors may provide certain links or references to other sites that they think may be useful or of interest to you. The Authors neither control, endorse, promote nor have any affiliation with any other site unless expressly stated herein or on such site. The Authors therefore have no responsibility for the content, accuracy or any other aspect of the information contained on such linked sites. You agree that the Authors will not be liable for any damages or injury arising from your access to such sites or content.
THE AUTHORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS SITE. LIKE ANY PRINTED MATERIALS, THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS SITE MAY BECOME OUTDATED OVER TIME. THE AUTHORS UNDERTAKE NO OBLIGATION TO CORRECT OR UPDATE ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ON THIS SITE. THE AUTHORS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE CONTENT AND INFORMATION AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE, AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ALTER OR DELETE CONTENT AND INFORMATION ON THE SITE AT ANY TIME. ALL INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY SORT WHATSOEVER, ALL OF WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
NEITHER THE AUTHORS, THEIR FIRMS, NOR ANYONE ELSE WILL BE LIABLE FOR YOUR USE OF OR RELIANCE ON INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE. NEITHER SHALL THE AUTHORS, THEIR FIRMS, OR ANYONE ELSE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO, USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF THE AUTHORS ARE INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, BUT IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS WEBSITE (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY FOR ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE.
Nothing on this website shall be construed as conferring any license under any intellectual property right, including any right in the nature of trademark or copyright, of the Authors or any third party, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. All trademarks, logos and service marks are the property of their respective owners, and are protected in the United States and internationally. Your use or misuse of these trademarks or any other materials is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of the laws of copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, slander, libel, and communications.
The Authors are pleased to hear from any persons who access this website. Anything you disclose or offer to us by or through this website, however, including e-mails, shall be deemed and shall remain the property of the Authors. Anything disclosed or offered to the Authors is provided on a non-confidential basis with no obligation on our part to keep such information secret. Providing information does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and the Authors. By uploading or otherwise providing any information to the Author, whether through this website or otherwise, you hereby grant the Authors, to the extent you retain any rights, the unlimited, perpetual right to reuse, redistribute, modify and create derivative works for any purpose and in any media without compensation, and you warrant that all “moral rights” in uploaded materials have been waived.