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$25M Accutane Settlement Reinstated

$25M Accutane Settlement Reinstated January 26, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA A $25.16 million award in favor of a man who alleges he developed Crohn’s disease as a result of taking Accutane has been reinstated by the New Jersey Supreme Court. The issue of alleged association between the acne drug and Crohn’s disease has been the subject of a decade long mass torte. Plaintiff Andrew McCarrell’s lawsuit is just one of 3,628 pending Accutane cases.
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Traded Clear Complexion for Depression and More

Traded Clear Complexion for Depression and More December 17, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Passaic County, NJ: “I was a normal teenager before taking Accutane and my doctor assured me that it was safe,” says Jason. Many people like Jason, who suffer from Accutane side effects, no longer put their trust in doctors when they discover their doctors trust drug manufacturers.
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Accutane User Beyond Angry

Accutane User Beyond Angry September 2, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Peoria, AZ: Kelly stopped taking Accutane after just two weeks but she believes the acne medicine has already caused permanent damage. “Soon after I started Accutane I had serious abdominal pain and now I have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome - it’s not a stretch to connect the dots,” says Kelly.
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Accutane Victim Gives Warning

Accutane Victim Gives Warning December 17, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Gainsville, FL Mary doesn’t qualify for an Accutane lawsuit due to the statute of limitations, among other reasons, but she wants to warn teens against taking it. “If I knew about Accutane side effects I would have lived with severe acne,” she says. “I hope people will try something else for the skin problems besides this drug.”
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Accutane Lawsuits: Judges Ruled in Favor of Roche

Accutane Lawsuits: Judges Ruled in Favor of Roche October 6, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
New York, NY Recent rulings by two separate judges may affect thousands of Accutane victims. A federal judge in Florida found that Accutane inflammatory bowel disease warning label was adequate and the New Jersey judge dismissed cases due to the statute of limitations.
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Accutane Victim Considers Herself Fortunate

Accutane Victim Considers Herself Fortunate September 8, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Charlotte, NC Tasha considers herself fortunate because she only took Accutane for three months. “If I didn’t wind up in the emergency room, I probably wouldn’t have stopped taking Accutane and I would likely be much worse off today,” she says.
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Accutane Appeals in Favor of Roche

Accutane Appeals in Favor of Roche August 8, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Trenton, NJ The 2011 victory for an Accutane victim claiming the acne drug caused her inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) was short-lived when a New Jersey appeals court reversed a $2.1 million verdict. And the court’s ruling sealed other cases, including actor James Marshall, known for his role in the TV show Twin Peaks.
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Jury Still Out on Accutane?

Jury Still Out on Accutane? July 6, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
London, England Although Accutane is banned in the US - Roche removed its acne drug from the market in 2009 after settling millions of dollars in damages to Accutane inflammatory bowel claimants - it is still available in many other countries. Prompted by a number of suicides, the UK may also ban the drug after the government reviews its risks and benefits.
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Celebrity Worried About Accutane Birth Defects

Celebrity Worried About Accutane Birth Defects June 20, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Hollywood, CA Singer Toni Braxton recently penned in her memoir that she took Accutane while she was pregnant and the possible birth defects associated with the acne medication was one reason she had an abortion.
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Recent Settlement Good News for Accutane Ulcerative Colitis Victims

Recent Settlement Good News for Accutane Ulcerative Colitis Victims May 16, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Atlantic County, NJ A recent $1.59 million verdict for a woman with ulcerative colitis is good news for thousands of Accutane victims who have filed Accutane lawsuits claiming the acne drug failed to warn of colitis risk.
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