Monthly Archives: February 2012

New Jersey Supreme Court Sides With Consumer in Accutane Lawsuit

A user of Accutane who had no reason to think the acne drug was the cause of her irritable bowel disease when diagnosed was not bound by the two-year statute of limitations for product liability suits. The state Supreme Court on Monday, in Kendall v. Hoffman-LaRoche Inc., A-73-10, rejected manufacturer arguments that warnings approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration and defenses provided by New Jersey’s Products Liability Act barred use of the discovery rule. The discovery rule states that even if someone is injured, it is not until the person learns of the cause of the injury that the 2 year statute of limitations applies. Although FDA-approved warnings have a presumption of validity, they “may be overcome by evidence that tends to disprove the presumed fact,” the Court said.

Johnson and Johnson Depuy Hip Lawsuits Reveal the Truth

People often complain and sometimes rightfully so about there being too much litigation. Unfortunately it often takes the power of a lawsuit to uncover the truth about defective products. This happens time and time again as evidenced by lawsuits involving asbestos, breast implants, defective drugs and unsafe cars. Here is another example. Johnson and Johnson,Continue Reading

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits on the Rise: ASK QUESTIONS

Over the last few months our law office has been contacted almost every day by women who have been devastated physically and emotionally as a result of the consequences of defective transvaginal mesh. We are now representing literally hundreds of women seeking compensation for their injuries. If you are experiencing any of the difficulties referredContinue Reading