Ortho Evra Plaintiffs' Lawyers Gear Up For Class Action

Law360, New York (June 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As plaintiffs’ attorneys prepare for their fight against Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Co. and its controversial birth control patch, they maintain that even though Ortho Evra is still on the market, the numbers are on their side.

The attorneys are not only referring to at least 1,000 product liability lawsuits piling up against the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary in state courts and in the multidistrict litigation in a Cleveland federal court, but also to the alarming number of young women who were wearing the patch when they suffered...
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