New Jersey Court Dismisses Talc Suits for Lack of Causation
Shook, Hardy & Bacon attorneys won dismissal with prejudice of two suits against Johnson & Johnson when a New Jersey state court found that plaintiffs’ causation experts failed to support their claim that JOHNSON’S Baby Powder caused ovarian cancer.
Court Dismisses Eye-Drop Putative Class Action
Shook, Hardy & Bacon attorneys secured a dismissal for clients Allergan, Valeant and Pfizer in a putative class action against eight prescription eye-drop manufacturers.
Shook Attorneys Obtain Dismissal for Multivitamin Manufacturer
A Missouri federal court granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against Source Naturals, Inc., maker of Life Force® multivitamins, alleging that the company misrepresented the amount of vitamins and nutrients in the product on the label.
Summary Judgment Granted in Favor of Eye Health Products Supplier
Shook serves as national counsel for Bausch & Lomb in litigation relating to the 2006 recall of ReNu® with MoistureLoc® contact lens solution, which had been linked to an outbreak of Fusarium keratitis, a rare fungal infection of the cornea. This litigation has involved approximately 1,300 cases with an MDL in South Carolina and consolidated proceedings in New York, as well as alleged class action claims for personal injury and consumer fraud.