This WLF Litigation Division feature highlights WLF court and agency filings, as well as decisions issued in response to WLF’s filings. In this edition, we list January 2021 filings and results.
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WLF NEW FILING
States may not rely on speculative and hypothetical harms to manufacture standing to sue in federal court. (New York v. Scalia)
WLF CASES DECIDED
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court requires plaintiffs to plausibly allege causation to escape federal preemption and survive a motion to dismiss in medical-device cases. (Dunn v. Genzyme)
Supreme Court declines to review whether the Due Process Clause’s limits on personal jurisdiction apply to the claims of unnamed plaintiffs. (IQVIA, Inc. v. Florence Mussat, M.D., S.C.)