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Archstone-Smith Operating Trust v. Henriques, 865 So. 2d 503 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2004) (Table)

Amicus Brief

Bryant v. Medtronic, Inc., 623 F.3d 1200 (8th Cir. 2010)

Brief for the Appellees

Ceimo v. General American Life Ins. Co., 137 Fed. Appx. 968 (9th Cir. 2005)

Brief for the Appellants
Reply Brief for the Appellants

Chapman v. UnumProvident Corp., No. A102699 (Cal. Ct. App.) (settled)

Appellants' Brief
Appellants' Reply Brief and Cross-Respondents' Brief

Chemtall, Inc. v. The Honorable John T. Madden, 607 S.E.2d 772 (W. Va. 2004)

Amicus Brief

CSX Transp., Inc. v. Bickerstaff, 978 A.2d 760 (Md. Ct. Spec. App. 2009)

Brief of Appellant
Reply Brief

CSX Transp., Inc. v. Pitts, 61 A. 3d 767 (Md. 2013)

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Reply Brief (cert. stage)
Brief of Petitioner (merits stage)
Reply Brief of Petitioner (merits stage)

Douglas v. DaimlerChrysler Corp., No. CV 04-0554 (Ariz. Ct. App. Div. 1) (decided Oct. 13, 2005, pet. for review filed Nov. 14, 2005)

Amicus Brief: Chamber of Commerce

Ford Motor Co. v. Buell-Wilson, 550 U.S. 931 (2007) (order)

Amicus Brief

Ford v. General Motors Corp., No. 100474 (Okla.) (pending)

Amicus Brief

Head v. Stripling, 541 U.S. 1070 (2004)

Petition for Certiorari
Reply Brief for Petitioner

In re Diet Drugs Products Liability Litigation, 369 F.3d 293 (3d Cir. 2004)

Amicus Brief

In re New York City Asbestos Litigation: Tucker v. A C & S, Inc. and Gomez v. A C & S, Inc., 806 N.Y.S.2d 531 (App. Div.-1st 2005)

Brief of Appellants
Reply Brief

In re Simon II Litigation, 407 F.3d 125 (2d Cir. 2005)

Amicus Brief

Joest v. Medtronic, Inc., Nos. A09-2263 et al. (Minn. Ct. App.) (pending)

Brief for the Appellees

Leavey v. Unum Provident Corp., 2008 WL 4472937 (9th. Cir. Oct. 6, 2008)

Defendants-Appellees/Cross-Appellants' Answering Brief and Opening Cross-Appeal Brief
Defendants-Appellees/Cross-Appellants' Cross-Appeal Reply Brief

Leeper-Johnson v. Prudential Ins. Co. of Am., 2009 WL 1318692 (Cal. Ct. App. May 13, 2009)

Appellant's Brief

McCormick v. Waukegan School Dist. #60, 374 F.3d 564 (7th Cir. 2004)

Appellant's Reply Brief

Merrick v. The Paul Revere Life Insurance Co., No. 08-17742 (9th Cir. May 3, 2010)

Brief for the Appellants
Reply brief

Merrick v. The Paul Revere Life Insurance Co. (Merrick II), No. 08-17742 (9th Cir.) (pending)

Brief for the Appellants
Reply Brief for the Appellants

Mitaro v. Medtronic, Inc., 2010 WL 2108817 (N.Y. App. Div. May 25, 2010)

Brief for respondents

Pitts v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 38 A.3d 445 (Md. Ct. Spec. App. 2012)

Brief of Appellant
Reply Brief of Appellant

Public Citizen, et al. v. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 494 F.3d 188 (D.C. Cir. 2007)

Brief of Intervenor

Quanta Computer, Inc. v. LG Electronics, Inc., 128 S. Ct. 2109 (2008)

Amicus Brief
Amicus Brief (merits)

Radder v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 893 N.Y.S.2d 725 (App. Div. 2009)

Brief for Defendant-Appellant
Reply Brief for Defendant-Appellant

Udac v. Takata Corp., 214 P.3d 1133 (Haw. Ct. App. 2009)

Appellant's Opening Brief
Appellant's Reply Brief
Cross-Appellee's Answering Brief
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