This is an update to my post a couple of weeks ago about the significance of the Supreme Court’s decision in Ashcroft v. Iqbal, which now requires complaints to be more fact-specific. According to The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times, Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) has introduced a bill that would undo the effect of Iqbal and Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, and return to the pleading standard set forth in Conley v. Gibson for motions under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) and (e).

And in a related post on The AmLaw Litigation Daily blog, two more products liability suits have been dismissed under the new Iqbal standard, which writer Alison Frankel describes "as the best thing to happen to the products liability defense bar since Daubert."