J&J Gets Claims Trimmed From Sunscreen Labeling Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 29, 2012, 4:42 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday trimmed a putative class action alleging Johnson & Johnson falsely advertised high-SPF sunscreen products as offering more sun protection than lower-SPF products, finding the plaintiff could not pursue claims involving products she did not purchase.

U.S. District Judge George H. Wu adopted a tentative ruling in which he said Guillermina Contreras could proceed only with respect to the particular Aveeno sunblock lotion with a 100+ sun protection factor that she acquired. The false advertising suit she filed in August includes...
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