Kate Dickenson

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Kate has extensive experience in product and toxic tort liability cases, as well as providing FDA and state regulatory compliance and advice. She devotes a significant portion of her practice to pharmaceutical product liability work, toxic tort and consumer product defense work.

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On Monday, the Missouri Supreme Court issued an order sustaining Johnson & Johnson’s (“J&J”) last-minute Petition for writ of prohibition to stay the trial in Vickie Forrest et al. v. Johnson & Johnson et al., Cause No.1522-CC00419-01, pending in the in the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, Missouri.  Although the Supreme Court sets forth no reasoning for the stay in its one paragraph en banc order, the trial, which was set to…
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) sets forth sweeping reforms of US food safety laws with the primary goal of strengthening the food safety system through prevention of food safety problems rather than relying primarily on reacting to problems after they occur. The FSMA aims to preempt safety concerns at all levels of the supply chain – including transportation.  The Final Rule governing the safe transportation of food was enacted on, March 31, 2016.…
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) sets forth sweeping reforms of US food safety laws with the primary goal of strengthening the food safety system through prevention of food safety problems rather than relying primarily on reacting to problems after they occur. The FSMA aims to preempt safety concerns at all levels of the supply chain – including transportation.  The Final Rule governing the safe transportation of food is expected to be enacted today,…