Archives for March 2014
By: Jonathan A. Knoll, Attorney
In a previous blog article, I wrote about the impact that the United States Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Mutual Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. v. Bartlett had on injured consumers of generic drugs. In Bartlett, the Court held that state-law design defect claims against generic drug manufacturers that turn on the adequacy of a drug’s warnings are pre-empted by federal law. Bartlett was an extension of the Court’s 2011 decision in PLIVA, Inc. v. Mensing, which found that state-law failure to warn claims against generic manufacturers are pre-empted under federal law.
The state of Indiana offers several resources to divorcing parents to help them cope with the adjustments that a family makes as it goes through the dissolution process. Divorce can be especially difficult for children and their emotions can run the gamut from anxiety to guilt. Many Indiana counties offer parenting workshops or seminars to aid divorcing couples.