Draeger Escapes Suit Over Faulty Breath-Alcohol Testers

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Monday tossed a proposed class action filed on behalf of convicted drunk drivers accusing Draeger Safety Diagnostics Inc. of making inaccurate breath-alcohol concentration testers, finding that the suit improperly asked the court to review and reject state court judgments.

Plaintiffs Bobby Johnson and Edwin Aguaiza were arrested for drunk driving in 2010 and 2011, respectively, and challenged the accuracy of the BAC results obtained by police using Draeger's Alcotest 7110 machine after their convictions. They allege the company designed the...
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