Birth Control Patch Users Obtain Dismissal of Johnson & Johnson Writ

June 6, 2011

On June 6, 2011, Martin won a writ proceeding in the California Court of Appeal on behalf of three plaintiffs who sued Johnson & Johnson for blood clots caused by the Ortho Evra birth control patch.  Martin was retained to brief and argue the matter after the defendants filed a petition for writ of mandate and the Court of Appeal issued an alternative writ.  After full briefing and oral argument, the Court of Appeal discharged the alternative writ and summarily dismissed the defendants’ petition.