Roche Released From Suit Over Man's Bowel Disease

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 11:23 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday ruled to let Roche out of a suit brought by a man who claimed he developed inflammatory bowel disease as a result of taking its acne drug Accutane, finding the drugmaker is not "at home" in Illinois and the man hadn't alleged any of his injuries even occurred in the state.

U.S. District Judge Marvin Aspen granted Swiss drugmaker Roche’s motion to dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction, finding plaintiff Stephen Livingston had taken two courses of Accutane and...
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Case Information

Case Title

Livingston v Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

367(Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability)


Honorable Marvin E. Aspen

Date Filed

October 23, 2017

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