Ciba Knocks Out O2 Optix Contact Lens Injury Suit

Law360, Chicago (January 31, 2013, 3:41 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge handed summary judgment Monday to Novartis AG affiliate Ciba Vision Corp. in a man's suit alleging Ciba contact lenses injured his eyes, finding a lack of evidence that the lenses were defective.

U.S. District Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer handed Ciba victory in the suit despite plaintiff Steven Kallal's latest argument that the fact that the O2 Optix contact lenses he used were not subject to a 2006 recall over an ion permeability problem — as he had originally alleged they were —...
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