Summary Judgment Granted In 31 New Jersey Accutane Cases On Learned Intermediary
(February 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST) -- ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A New Jersey state court judge on Jan. 29 granted summary judgment in 31 Accutane cases after finding that the prescribing physicians testified that they would have still prescribed the acne drug despite warnings of gastrointestinal injuries (In Re: Accutane Litigation, No. 271, N.J. Super., Atlantic Co.).
(Opinion available. Document #28-160204-019Z.).
Defendant Hoffman-La Roche filed an omnibus motion for summary judgment in 62 cases, arguing that there was a lack of evidence that Accutane was the proximate cause of injury and because...