Expert Testimony Back In Play In Accutane Death Suit

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 2:13 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appeals court has remanded a wrongful death suit over Roche Laboratories' acne medication Accutane, ordering the trial court to reconsider whether to allow expert testimony that would support a link between the drug and suicide.

The three-judge panel of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey issued its ruling Wednesday, sending the case back to the Law Division of the Superior Court in Essex County.

The plaintiffs in the case are relatives of Christopher Tremaine, who developed depression while taking...
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