Latest Accutane Stories

2014-03-11 16:26:53

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury in New Jersey returned a $1.59 million verdict to a former Accutane user against N.J.-based pharmaceutical companies Hoffmann La-Roche Inc. and Roche Laboratories. The plaintiff, Kamie Kendall Rees, was prescribed several courses of Accutane for treatment of her acne in the 1990s, starting at the age 12. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Kendall Rees developed ulcerative colitis--a permanent, debilitating disease. Unable to manage...

2012-10-09 04:04:00

According to court documents, on June 1st, 2012, the lawsuit of Andrew Boatright v Hoffman-La Roche was removed by the defendants to federal court (case no. 2:2012cv03115, Pennsylvania Eastern District Court). Plaintiff claims he was diagnosed with Crohn´s disease after taking Accutane. Accutane (isotretinoin), a popular acne medication, was introduced in 1982 and in 2009 as the number of lawsuits against Hoffman-LaRoche kept increasing the drug was pulled from the US market. Now,...

2012-09-06 23:00:43

According to court documents, on May 21st, 2012, California woman Hannah R. Scroggins filed a lawsuit in California Northern District Court (case no. 3:2012cv02615) alleging she suffered serious, including inflammatory bowel disease, after taking Accutane. Accutane (isotretinoin), a popular acne medication, was introduced in 1982 and in 2009 as the number of lawsuits against Hoffman-LaRoche kept increasing the drug was pulled from the US market. Now, AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on...

2012-06-11 23:00:20

After researching a particular experiment, Dr. Ashraf, Atlanta LASIK surgeon, recently published the dangerous correlation between the use of a popular acne medication and eye diseases. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 Recently after careful research and data compilation, Atlanta LASIK surgeon, Dr. Ashraf, published content about scientists in Israel discovering how patients who took the acne medication known as Accutane had a doubled chance of contracting eye diseases as compared to...

2012-06-04 23:01:21

According to court documents, on April 10th 2012, a Georgia man, Nelson Eddie Caviness, filed a lawsuit in Georgia Northern District Court (case no. 1:2012cv01209) alleging he suffered inflammatory bowel disease from Accutane. Accutane (isotretinoin), manufactured by Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc., is a popular acne medication introduced in 1982. On April 26th, 2012, Caviness´s case was transferred to the Accutane Multidistrict Litigation (MDL 1626) in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of...

Risk Of Eye Infections With Some Acne Medications
2012-05-24 08:29:09

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com May is Healthy Vision Month and, as such, the publication of new research regarding eye health and popular prescription acne medication comes at the perfect time. Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) found that popular prescription acne medication pills like Accutane or Roaccutane can lead to eye infections, ranging from conjunctivitis (pink eye) to sties. They give patients and doctors a few recommendations on how to prevent eye infections from...

2012-05-08 23:01:29

According to court documents, on April 18th, 2012, the Accutane side effects lawsuit filed by Alton Herbert was transferred to the current Accutane Multi District Litigation (MDL 1626) in the Middle District of Florida. Herbert filed the lawsuit on January 12th, 2012, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (case no. ATL-L-5981-11-MT) claiming that, after taking the generic Accutane “Claravis”, he was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's...

2012-04-11 23:00:58

On March 14th, 2012 a New Jersey judge, Carol E. Higbee of the Atlantic County Superior Court, overseeing a consolidated Accutane inflammatory bowel disease lawsuit (case no. ATL-L-3361-04-MT) has affirmed the jury´s verdicts and denied manufacturer Hoffman-LaRoche´s request for a new trial. The jury awarded Gillian Gaghan $2 million in damages for the injuries she suffered as a consequence of using Accutane. Accutane (isotretinoin), a popular acne medication, was introduced in 1982...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
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