Dentists Win Class Cert. In Nobel Biocare Implant Suit

Law360, New York (August 15, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT) -- A judge on Friday certified a class of dentists suing Nobel Biocare Holding AG in California for $450 million, alleging the company misrepresented a dental implant that caused bone and gum problems and burdened dentists with patient repairs.

U.S. District Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen found that the proposed, nationwide class had met the certification requirements of Rule 23(a) as well as Rule 23(b)(3), which requires that common questions predominate over individual questions and that a class action represents the best way of adjudicating the dispute....
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