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N.J. High Court Says State Discovery Rule Not Foreclosed By Product Liability Law

TRENTON, N.J. - (Mealey's) New Jersey's discovery rule is not foreclosed by a presumption in the state's product liability law that Food and Drug Administration-approved warnings are adequate, the state Supreme Court ruled 5-1 on Feb. 27 in an Accutane case now headed for retrial ( Kamie...

$2M N.J. Accutane Verdict Reversed, 2 Defense Verdicts Affirmed On Appeal

TRENTON, N.J. — (Mealey’s) A New Jersey appeals panel on Aug. 4 vacated a $2,125,617 Accutane bowel injury verdict and affirmed defense verdicts in two other cases tried at the same time ( Gillian Gaghan v. Hoffman-La Roche Inc., et al. , Nos. A-2717-11T2, A-3211-11T2 and A-3217-11T2, N.J...