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Breaking News: Request to remove judge in Accutane litigation

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Breaking news from the blog of the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance:

Among other things, Judge Carol Higbee appeared alongside plaintiffs' attorneys mid trial at a public event and commented on pending litigation. Repeatedly calling it a "burden" to hear cases involving its Accutane product doesn't sit well with Roche, nor should it sit well with any defendant that's been embattled in litigation for the past 9 years.

Roche - a world leader in innovative cancer drugs - is taking the bold and unprecedented step of asking the Superior Court to relieve her of this "burden."

Read here: Download Memorandum of Law in Support of Defendants' Motion to Recuse

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