Christine A. Knipper

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Christine Knipper specializes in the defense of complex and high-exposure matters, with an emphasis on products, general and professional liability matters. She has defended foreign and domestic clients across a wide range of industries before state and federal courts. She handles wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims. Christine manages litigation from inception through resolution. An able trial lawyer and an essential member of a number of trial teams, she has obtained voluntary agreements for dismissal of actions following service of dispositive motions, investigation or discovery that failed to establish a basis for the claims. She also has successfully moved for summary judgment or dismissal in a multitude of cases.

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On March 16, 2018, Massachusetts’s highest court , the Supreme Judicial Court, issued a ruling that we believe will increase the product liability risk exposure for pharmaceutical manufacturers in the state. In the case of Rafferty v. Merck & Co., SJC-12347 (March 16, 2018), the Supreme Judicial Court held that a user of a generic drug may not bring a simple negligence claim against the brand-name manufacturer for failure to warn, but the user…