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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Nov 20 2017

Plaintiffs in Bard IVC filter MDL urge court to unseal documents

Plaintiffs suing C.R. Bard Inc over injuries allegedly caused by its vascular filters have asked a federal judge to deny the company's request to seal several internal documents, saying the firm failed to present "compelling reasons" to withhold them from the public record.

Nov 20 2017

Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court

Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate.

Nov 17 2017

Fiat says plaintiff expert unfit to prove economic loss claims in hacking suit

Fiat Chrysler has urged a federal judge to exclude testimony by a researcher whose methodology and background the company said did not reliably support economic damages claimed in a proposed class action alleging cybersecurity vulnerabilities in Jeep vehicles.

Nov 16 2017

Johnson & Johnson hit with $247 million verdict in hip implant trial

NEW YORK A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.

Nov 16 2017

Florida appeals court throws out $12 million tobacco verdict

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday tossed a $12 million jury verdict against tobacco companies Philip Morris USA Inc and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co, finding that the trial judge wrongly denied the jury a readback of testimony.

Nov 16 2017

Endo unit cleared of liability in first testosterone replacement trial

NEW YORK A federal jury in Chicago said on Thursday that Endo International's Auxilium unit was not responsible for the heart attack a man suffered while using the company's testosterone replacement drug Testim.

Nov 16 2017

Johnson & Johnson hit with $247 mln verdict in hip implant trial

NEW YORK, Nov 16 A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.

Nov 15 2017

Newtown families seek to hold gun maker accountable in Connecticut court

HARTFORD, Conn. A lawyer for families who lost loved ones in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting told Connecticut's highest court on Tuesday that Remington Outdoor Co [FREDM.UL] should be held responsible because its military-themed marketing was designed to appeal to young men like killer Adam Lanza. | Video

Nov 14 2017

Sandy Hook victims' families to argue case in Connecticut Supreme Court

HARTFORD, Conn., Nov 14 Connecticut's highest court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in a closely watched case brought by the families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker of the assault rifle used by the killer.

Nov 13 2017

Monsanto urges federal judge to toss "junk science" Roundup claims

Monsanto Co. is urging a judge to grant it summary judgment on all pending lawsuits in a multidistrict litigation over its Roundup product, saying plaintiffs offered up unreliable "junk science" to support claims that the weedkiller causes cancer.


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