A trial judge's decision to establish a litigationwide cutoff date for when claims should have been brought against Janssen Pharmaceuticals over the drug Risperdal fails to apply standard discovery-rule principles, unfairly placing hundreds of cases at risk of dismissal, an attorney representing numerous plaintiffs told a state Superior Court panel Tuesday.
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