A New Jersey jury has awarded $10.2 million dollars in an Accutane case. The acne drug, manufactured by Hoffman LaRoche, has found to cause serious health risks. This is the third case to have gone to trial with three wins for the person harmed by Accutane. Hoffman LaRoche has said they will try every case one at a time and deny it causes any harm Merck, the manufacturer of Vioxx, also said they would try all 55,000 cases one at a time, but eventually settled them for a total payment of $4.85 billion. Legal experts preduct Hoffman LaRoche will eventually do the same.
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