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N.J. Court Upholds Dismissal of Yaz/Yasmin Case, Citing Deficient Expert Report
June 20, 2018
TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey appellate court has refused to reinstate a Yaz/Yasmin injury case, ruling that deficiencies in the plaintiff’s expert’s report violated the trial court’s case management order and thus warranted dismissal of the action.
In a June 18 opinion, the New Jersey Appellate Division held that because the report did not set forth the author’s qualifications and lacked a signature and date, it was unacceptable.
Brenda Fuller developed gallstones after ingesting the birth control drugs Yaz and Yasmin in 2002, which necessitated the removal of her gallbladder. In April 2007, Fuller was again prescribed the ...
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