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J&J faces Levaquin mass tort in New Jersey court

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The New Jersey Supreme Court has designated mounting litigation involving Johnson & Johnson's fluoroquinolone antibiotic Levaquin (levofloxacin) a "mass tort" and assigned it for centralised management to the court of Judge Carol Higbee in Atlantic County, New Jersey, according to the New Jersey Law Journal. It was Judge Higbee who was in charge of the New Jersey Vioxx mass-tort litigation.



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