Class Certified In Abbott Contact Lens Solution Suit

Law360, New York (November 16, 2009, 5:27 PM EST) -- A California state judge has certified a class of consumers in a suit alleging Abbott Medical Optics Inc. misled the public about the effectiveness of its contact lens solution Complete MoisturePlus, which was pulled from shelves in 2007.

Attorneys for the plaintiffs said Monday that Judge David Velasquez of the Orange County Superior Court in California issued an oral order Thursday, certifying a class of all consumers in the state who purchased Complete MoisturePlus.

A similar, nationwide class action against AMO is pending in federal court...
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