Special Education

A class of disabled children and their parents may continue their claims that New Jersey mishandled special education due process petitions, a federal court in the state ruled. The class has laid out plausible claims that the system for adjudicating Individuals with Disabilities Education Act disputes in the state is “profoundly broken and routinely violates” federal laws designed to protect the most vulnerable children.  

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MRI Contrast Agents

A federal court in New Jersey declined to remand a woman’s claims that FDA-approved contrast agents injected to enhance MRIs caused her Gadolinium Deposition Disease, which darkened her teeth and caused brain fog and memory loss. The court ruled the complaint does not solely rely on state law to allege the FDA colluded with Bayer to conceal safety information about the contract agents from the public.

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