TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – More than 500 product liability cases against New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company Hoffman-La Roche over the prescription acne drug Accutane were ended by a state Supreme Court opinion issued earlier this month.
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N.J. courts have to now consider if science is "advocacy-driven," lawyers in landmark Accutane ruling say
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Two New Jersey attorneys discussed the scientific reliability and New Jersey Supreme Court's Aug. 1 ruling regarding evidence in a case filed by 2,000 plaintiffs who allege acne medication Accutane could cause Crohn's disease.
New Jersey judges must require plaintiffs lawyers who flock to their courts to come up with more than junk science if they want jurors to hear their arguments.
A decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court forces Honeywell’s insurers to pay for thousands of asbestos claims even though the company, through its Bendix unit, continued to make asbestos-containing brake products for more than a decade after it could no longer obtain insurance coverage for such products.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The New Jersey Supreme Court has ended a defamation lawsuit by mandating that “the single publication rule” applies to a article posted online.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Is a standard contract signed at employment ordering the employee not to file suit if injured on a customer’s premises contrary to public policy? In the case of a security guard injured at a client’s business, the answer is yes, according to a recent New Jersey Supreme Court ruling.
N.J. Supreme Court reinstates claim against township; Business owners claim injuries from next-door dry cleaner
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of New Jersey has reversed an appellate court's decision and reinstated a couple's personal injury claim against a public entity.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A medical malpractice case involving a botched gallbladder surgery may be headed to the New Jersey Supreme Court after an appellate court ruled for the plaintiff.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – On July 12, the Supreme Court of New Jersey affirmed an appellate court’s revival of a nurse’s disability discrimination lawsuit against Saint Clare’s Health System.
New Jersey's largest insurer continues legal disputes with hospitals it labeled as Tier 2; Judges' discovery rulings affirmed
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Horizon Healthcare Services Inc., the largest insurer in New Jersey, has lost the right to keep confidential certain documents sought by several hospitals that have sued the insurer.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The New Jersey Supreme Court recently reversed an appellate court's judgment, finding an arbitrator unfairly changed an "unbecoming conduct" claim against a teacher to a claim of sexual harassment.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey appeals court has ruled Heartland Payment Systems Inc. will again face a former employee’s whistleblower claim, overturning a $2 million attorneys’ fee that was previously awarded to the credit and debit card processing services firm.
A recent class action lawsuit filed against Facebook Inc. in connection with the social media site’s requirement that users agree to the company’s conditions is one of many suits being filed under New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer, Contract Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA).
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - The New Jersey Supreme Court is aiming to reconcile opposing lower court decisions regarding certification of class action lawsuits brought under the state's Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) and Consumer Fraud Act.