FDA Warnings Don't Always Start Limitations Clock: NJ Court

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 8:00 PM EST) -- New Jersey's highest court ruled Monday that receiving federally approved drug warnings doesn't necessarily start the statute of limitations clock ticking for state product liability claims, allowing a woman to allege colon damage from Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.'s Accutane acne medication.

Kamie Kendall filed suit against Roche in December 2005, saying she had been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 1999 after taking Accutane at various times since 1997. The drug's warning labels had warned of a possible link with bowel disorders during that time, but Kendall said...
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