NJ Justices Centralize Taxotere Hair-Loss Suits

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (August 21, 2018, 3:45 PM EDT) -- An attorney representing women who claim they suffered permanent hair loss as a result of using the breast cancer drug Taxotere on Tuesday hailed the New Jersey Supreme Court's decision to centralize the cases in the Garden State, where she says many patients took the medicine.

According to a notice made public Aug. 15, the justices in July granted multicounty litigation status to about 353 cases alleging Sanofi U.S. Services Inc., Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC, Sandoz Inc. and Actavis LLC failed to adequately warn consumers about the risk of permanent hair loss. The cases will be heard by Judge James F. Hyland...

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