Pharmaceutical and medical device defense requires a sophisticated understanding of medicine, product engineering, manufacturing and justify distribution process’ in combination with the ability to handle large-scale complex matters in a highly organized and efficient manner. It also requires extensive knowledge of the technical and regulatory issues relating to the safety and effectiveness of products. CSK regularly appears and represents national drug companies and distributors in both State and Federal Court and have successfully defended both pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers. Our lawyers have years of experience in the major issues companies face in pharmaceutical device litigation, including electronic discovery, defending against consumer fraud claims, federal preemption defenses, and innovative settlement strategies. Our lawyers have litigated large-scale product/torts lawsuits involving pharmaceutical, toxic substances, mass tort, and other significant fraud/product claims and are adept at managing large sophisticated cases that include daunting amounts of discovery and simultaneous proceedings in multiple venues, including district courts and state courts. We are uniquely positioned to litigate product liability matters that combine advanced technology with the intricate legal and regulatory landscape.
Our firm’s pharmaceutical and medical device group exercises extreme discretion and sensitivity in ensuring the public’s trust in the company’s product. We also utilize state of the art and intuitive information and practice management software to assist in the handling of e-discovery and trial presentation.
At CSK, we appreciate the importance of coordinating with National Counsel and justify serving as a valuable resource to them and their clients to safely navigate Florida’s challenging litigation landscape. This is particularly so as many matters are consolidated into multidistrict litigation (MDL) proceedings and we are often called upon to try bellwether cases that permit both sides to assess the relative strengths of this position.