In Hip Implant MDL, Preemption Cuts Across State Lines

November 30, 2018

Geographical pride. A feeling of community. Belonging. Being one of the locals. We all experience it to some degree. Sometimes you take it with you. Like wearing your favorite Roll Tide t-shirt while listening to jazz in New Orleans. While Pennsylvanians may not take kindly to out-of-state sports jerseys, they welcome Maine lobster and Delaware Dogfish Head 90-Minute IPA. And if you’re driving a little red corvette on the Jersey turnpike, you better be prepared to move over for pink cadillacs. 

That’s just how it is. We defend our homes, our traditions, our customs. We’re all different. And the differences hardly stop with food, music and sports. Sometimes, it’s those little differences that make all the difference in the world. Like whether a state recognizes the discovery rule for triggering the running of a statute of limitations. 

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