Facebook A 'Treasure Trove' For Product Litigators

Law360, New York (May 24, 2010, 6:36 PM EDT) -- A Facebook campaign claiming a new line of Pampers diapers causes rashes and chemical burns has yielded a full-blown class action against Procter & Gamble Co., confirming what lawyers have begun to suspect — that the social networking site could be a fertile resource for product liability litigation.

Before the lawsuit got under way, the Facebook group provided a forum for thousands of supporters to document their experiences with Pampers Cruisers and Swaddlers diapers with Dry Max, a technology meant to enhance the core of the...
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