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New Jersey Multicounty Litigation Replaces “Mass Tort” Terminology

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered that all consolidated proceedings previously referred to as a “mass tort”, which is typically applied when there are a large number of lawsuits pending throughout the state court system involving the same or similar medications or medical devices, will now be known as a “Multicounty Litigation”, or MCL.  …

Accutane Verdicts for Three Plaintiffs Overturned on Appeal

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A New Jersey appeals court has overturned the verdicts in three Accutane lawsuits that went to trial jointly in 2008, finding that the plaintiffs failed to establish that stronger label warnings about the risk of bowel problems would have stopped them from using the acne drug, which was required under the Florida law that applied to the cases.  …