In the News Today - January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018

Foreign Companies Face Perils Of U.S. Litigiousness And Erratic DoJ/SEC Enforcement: The managing director of Marsh & McLennan’s Financial and Professional Liability Practice said foreign companies entering the United States “feel as though they have a target on their backs” because “the rate of [securities] litigation is simply so much greater in the U.S.” than it is abroad. (Forbes)

California high court ruling in Novartis liability case differs from existing law, experts say: The president of the Civil Justice Association of California said the recent state supreme court ruling that found a brand-name pharmaceutical company liable for sicknesses caused by generic versions of drugs is “not how most people believe the system should work.” (Northern California Record)