NJ Judge Trims Pet Flea Treatment Class Actions

Law360, New York (May 26, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday trimmed five putative class actions against manufacturers of flea treatments for pets, dismissing claims he said should have been brought under product liability laws and keeping only breach of warranty claims. 

The five suits, all filed in New Jersey federal court, alleged that so-called spot-on flea and tick treatments contained harmful pesticides that can kill pets and have been red-flagged by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The plaintiffs in each suit sought damages for breach of express warranty, breach...
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Case Title

SMITH v. MERIAL LIMITED et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-00439

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

William J. Martini

Date Filed

January 24, 2010


Case Title

MCDONOUGH v. BAYER HEALTHCARE LLC


Case Number

2:10-cv-00442

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

William J. Martini

Date Filed

January 24, 2010


Case Title

ARLANDSON et al v. HARTZ MOUNTAIN CORPORATION et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-01050

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Prop. Damage Prod. Liability

Judge

William J. Martini

Date Filed

March 1, 2010


Case Title

SNYDER v. FARNAM COMPANIES, INC.,


Case Number

2:10-cv-01391

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

William J. Martini

Date Filed

March 16, 2010


Case Title

Johansson et al v. Central Garden and Pet Company et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-06372

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Personal Property: Other

Judge

William J. Martini

Date Filed

December 8, 2010

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