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Hundreds of Accutane Lawsuits Dismissed

hundreds of Accutane lawsuits dismissedThe New Jersey Supreme Court has found that drug maker Hoffman-LaRoche provided proper and adequate warnings to patients taking its acne medication Accutane. In so doing, it has effectively dismissed consolidated lawsuits filed by some 514 plaintiffs.

In its ruling, which was a 6-0 decision with one justice abstaining, the Court found that Accutane’s warnings had been approved by the FDA since 2002. “On the record before us, even when ...

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New Jersey Jury Awards $1.58 Million in Accutane Trial Verdict

In the case Rees v. Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc., a New Jersey jury awarded the plaintiff $1,587,928 in what is the ninth straight Accutane trial verdict in favor of plaintiffs. The jury found that the drug could cause ulcerative colitis and that Hoffman-La Roche, its manufacturer, failed to adequately warn of this risk. Trial ran from January 27 to March 10, and the jury rendered its verdict in less than a day.

Accutane was a drug for treatment of ...

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