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Mass Torts -- Application to Designate Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch Litigation

Pursuant to Rule 4:38A and the Mass Tort Guidelines (Directive # 11-03), the Supreme Court, through the Administrative Director of the Courts, has received an application for the designation of all litigation in the New Jersey state courts involving the Ortho Evra birth control patch as a mass tort for centralized management in Middlesex County. A copy of that application is posted on the Judiciary's Internet Mass Tort Info Center at

Anyone wishing either to comment on or to object to this application should provide such comments or objections in writing, with relevant supporting documentation, to Hon. Philip S. Carchman, Acting Administrative Director of the Courts, P. O. Box 037, Trenton, NJ 08625-0037, by September 1, 2006.

Philip S. Carchman, J.A.D.
Acting Administrative Director of the Courts
Dated: July 27, 2006

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