Wal-Mart, J&J Get Baby Shampoo Class Suits Tossed

Law360, New York (August 3, 2010, 2:58 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson Consumer Cos. Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have won their reconsideration bids to ditch two nearly identical putative class actions accusing them of selling baby shampoo containing potentially cancer-causing chemicals.

Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued his order to dismiss the amended complaints in their entirety Monday, ruling that the plaintiffs had failed to argue that the levels of methylene chloride in J&J's Baby Shampoo and Wal-Mart's Equate Tearless Baby Wash were high...
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