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  • Three classes of indirect purchasers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an opinion by the Third Circuit finding that the federal Shipping Act of 1984 preempts state antitrust law. The Third Circuit reached its decision in January 2017, after the Federal Maritime Commission and the United States appeared to support the indirect purchasers’ claims....

  • A federal judge in Kansas has appointed Dallas lawyer Warren T. Burns and two other attorneys to lead a nationwide class action against Mylan NV and other defendants over pricing practices involving the EpiPen allergy treatment. Burns is a partner at Burns Charest LLP, a litigation boutique with offices in Dallas and New Orleans....

  • In a rare and significant step, the Federal Maritime Commission has filed an amicus brief in federal court that says federal law does not conflict with state law claims brought by the purchasers of international shipping services. By filing the brief, the federal agency has asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in New Jersey ...

  • U.S. District Judge Donovan W. Frank of St. Paul has named Dallas trial lawyer Warren Burns as co-lead counsel in a consolidated group of class-action lawsuits filed by dentists accusing Minneapolis-based 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) of manufacturing defective dental crowns and forcing thousands of dental practices nationwide to cover the cost of replacements....

  • The death of Aubrey K. McClendon resulted in a significant amount of assets and debt for the estate of the energy pioneer, and left many business dealings incomplete. Daniel Charest, co-managing partner of Burns Charest, has filed claims against the McClendon estate on behalf of Ryan Turner, an executive for American Energy Management Services, which ...

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