PPA products liability litigation
Represented Bayer in national litigation concerning phenylpropanolamine. Took numerous depositions of plaintiffs and treating physicians in PPA litigation.
Served as regional counsel team deposing plaintiffs and treating physicians throughout the USA.
Ex Parte Clarksville Refrigerated Lines I, LTD, 2003 WL 1900701 (Ala. 2003)
In Re: Yasmin and YAZ (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2100 (S.D. Illinois)
National team member for Bayer.
Revells v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 261 F. Supp. 2d 1359 (M.D. Ala. 2003)
Granting summary judgment and holding that bad faith claim was not saved from ERISA preemption and that offsets for Social Security payments did not violate Social Security Act.
USA Petroleum Corp. v. Hines, 770 So2d 589 (Ala. 1999)
Reglan/Metoclopramide litigation for Pfizer Inc. (national team)
Serve on the national counsel team for Pfizer Inc. in litigation over Reglan/Metoclopramide, which involves approximately 6,300 plaintiffs in various cases in venues across the country. There is no MDL, but there are coordinated proceedings in Pennsylvania, California, and New Jersey, and several single-plaintiff and mass-plaintiff actions pending in state and federal courts in other jurisdictions.