The Top Product Liability Cases Of 2015: Midyear Report

By Sindhu Sundar (July 29, 2015, 2:02 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey judge departed from his predecessor in dismissing hundreds of suits in the consolidated Accutane litigation, General Motors Co. secured a Chapter 11 shield from certain ignition switch liability suits, and asbestos plaintiffs in New York City won a decision that will aid their fight for punitive damages.

Here, Law360 looks at the year's most significant product liability cases so far.

In re: Accutane Litigation 

Judge Nelson Johnson, who took over as the mass torts judge in Atlantic County last year following Judge Carol Higbee's move to the Appellate Division, issued significant rulings this year in the consolidated litigation...

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