Robert E. Johnston's practice focuses on trials and appeals of complex litigation matters, with an emphasis on defending pharmaceutical product liability litigation and on prosecuting insurance coverage disputes for corporate clients. Read More >
Hollingsworth LLP outwits well-funded plaintiffs' attorney group by prevailing in early trials (including plaintiffs' trial picks) in consolidated litigation for client Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
11th Circuit affirmance in Rider v. Sandoz Pharmaceuticals completes circuit court Daubert sweep in Parlodel® litigation.
Avondale Mills, Inc. v. Norfolk Southern Corp., Civ. No. 1:05-2817-MBS (D.S.C. 2008)
New Mexico v. Gen. Electric Co., 467 F.3d 1223 (10th Cir. 2006)
Allgood v. General Motors Corp., No. 1:02-cv-1077-DFH-TAB (S.D. Ind. Sept. 18, 2006)
Verdicts & Opinions
Stirling v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. CV01-18-4880 (Idaho 4th Jud. Dist., Ada Cty. July 13, 2020)
Coleson v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. 3:18-cv-00359, (S.D. Miss. June 29, 2020)
Johnson v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., et al., No. 5:19-cv-01087-OLG (May 7, 2020).
Stirling v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., et al., No. CV01-18-4880 (Sept. 25, 2019)
Brad Lafferty, et al. v. The Sherwin-Williams Company, et al., Case No. 1:17-cv-06321, at *8 (D.N.J. Aug. 21, 2018)
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Mr. Lasker's comments are in further support of his 2015 Law Review article calling for an amendment to FRE Rule 702 and a 2018 Advisory Committee presentation sponsored by the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence.
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Samarth Barot co-authors article in The Construction Lawyer (Spring 2020 edition)