May 2, 2017 / 9:41 PM / in 2 years

Roche wins reversal of $25 million verdict for Accutane user

A New Jersey appellate court on Tuesday overturned for a second time a $25 million verdict for an Alabama man who claimed Hoffmann-La Roche’s acne drug Accutane caused him to develop bowel disease that ultimately required his colon to be removed.

A three-judge panel of the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled that a lower-court judge erred in excluding an expert witness Roche wanted to call at trial whose testimony would have overlapped with another expert.

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