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Oil Spill Fallout: Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.'s announcement of a criminal probe of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will complicate the parallel private litigation, lawyers are saying, according to this report by David Ingram and Tresa Baldas.
Tylenol's Headache: The recent recall of pediatric Tylenol over manufacturing flaws is causing legal troubles for the drug company Johnson & Johnson and evoking memories of its 1982 crisis, reports Carrie Levine.
Venue of Choice: When federal officials are hauled into state court, feds often try to move the case into federal court, not always successfully. There's an effort underway to strengthen the law that would give federal courts first dibs, reports Mike Scarcella in this article.