NJ Justices OK Centralizing Abilify Side-Effect Suits
Law360 (May 10, 2018, 10:05 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to give multicounty litigation designation to lawsuits against Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc. over certain side effects relating to the antipsychotic drug Abilify, according to a Wednesday notice to the bar.
The high court on Monday assigned the 42 cases pending in various Garden State counties to Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Nelson C. Johnson, after considering the parties' request to centralize the suit for management purposes and comments on the request, the notice said.
The suits allege that Abilify, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved to treat...
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