Partner Jeffrey Soble published a Practice Note in Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law. The piece, “Preempting and Mitigating Product Liability Claims,” discusses the steps that product manufacturers can take to avoid or mitigate consumer and other product liability claims. The note gives a basic overview of the nature and types of product liability claims and describes the various benefits a company can receive by avoiding these claims. This note explains the elements of an effective product safety program, supplier due diligence and product warranties, and explains key contractual risk allocation provisions to be included in supply contracts. It also describes important steps a party can take to help defend itself against a potential claim, including regarding document retention, insurance and retaining expert consultants.
18 January 2024 Events
AI in Cutting-Edge Medical Devices: PCCPs in Marketing Submissions, Streamlining FDA Approval Process
On January 18, Foley partner Kyle Faget, co-chair of the firm’s Medical Device & Equipment Area of Focus is speaking at the upcoming Strafford webinar titled “AI in Cutting-Edge Medical Devices: PCCPs in Marketing Submissions, Streamlining FDA Approval Process.”
08 January 2024 – 09 January 2024 Events
Reception and CLE Luncheon during J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
As part of the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, we are kicking off the festivities on Monday, January 8, 2024 with a lovely evening with colleagues and entrepreneurs across Life Sciences. Guests will indulge at a great social space at the iconic Ferry Building with panoramic views of the Bay.
01 December 2023 Article
State Data Breach Notification Laws
For a summary of basic state notification requirements that apply to entities who “own” data, download Foley’s State Data Breach Notification Laws Chart .