Supreme Court Clears Path for Medical Device Manufacturers but Leaves Stones Unturned

 

Reflections on the Admissibility of Demonstrative Evidence

 
 

The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2008 decision that the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act pre-empts state personal injury lawsuits against manufacturers of certain medical devices has created new possibilities, as well as potential pitfalls, for the medical device industry.

   
With advancements in technology and courtroom savvy, demonstrative evidence has become a vital tool for trial attorneys.  In order to be effective, demonstrative evidence must be properly admitted to allow the jury to fully benefit from its content.
 
     

 

Owner/Contractor Vicarious Liability Under Labor Law 241(6) Not Available Based on Industrial Code part 12 Regulations

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