This WLF Litigation Division feature highlights WLF court filings, as well as decisions issued in response to WLF’s court filings. In this edition, we list September 2023 filings and results.

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New Filings

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Bonta—WLF asks Supreme Court to clarify the scope of federal preemption over tobacco flavors.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. Superior Court—WLF urges California Court of Appeal to reject novel liability theory for prescription drugs.

LHC Group, Inc. v. Bayer Corp.—WLF asks California Appeals Court to uphold ERISA preemption in a state-law subrogation suit.

Carey v. CSX—WLF urges Kentucky Appeals Court to limit punitive damages unmoored from actual harm.


Mamani v. Berzain—Parties voluntarily dismiss an Eleventh Circuit appeal about the scope of the Torture Victim Protection Act.

Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. v. Moab Partners, LP—The Supreme Court agrees to review the Second Circuit’s novel interpretation of federal securities law.  *victory*

In re Google Play Store Antitrust Litigation—Parties voluntarily dismiss Ninth Circuit appeal after class decertification.