Blackwell Burke P.A. Partner Peter J. Goss Comments on Proposed Drug Legislation

Blackwell Burke P.A. partner Peter J. Goss was quoted in a recent Law360 article discussing legislation introduced in Congress requiring manufacturers of opiate painkillers to make the drugs more difficult to convert into a form susceptible to abuse. Goss commented on the economic impact that this law could have on generic drug makers by requiring them to develop or license anti-abuse technology. The article is available here.

Mr. Goss focuses his national practice on pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation and toxic torts. He has represented major pharmaceutical, medical technology, and chemical firms in hundreds of cases. Mr. Goss, who has won several published Daubert decisions, often serves as “science counsel” in life sciences litigation. He collaborates with leading experts to present complex medical and scientific evidence, both in dispositive motions and at trial. He is a frequent commentator on scientific evidence and legal developments of interest to FDA-regulated industries.

Blackwell Burke P.A., a litigation and trial boutique in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serves as national trial and litigation counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies. The firm has extensive experience in class action defense, commercial litigation, food industry defense, labor and employment, and products liability. The firm has represented corporate clients in practically every jurisdiction in the country, as well as several foreign countries.

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