Three Bayer Probiotics False Ad Class Actions Revived
By Daniel Wilson
Law360, New York (September 21, 2012, 1:34 PM ET) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday reversed her dismissal of three putative class actions accusing Bayer HealthCare LLC of making false health benefit claims in packaging and advertising for its digestive health supplements, after the plaintiff in a similar suit dropped her appeal.
U.S. District Judge Esther Salas said she was reinstating the complaints after a recent request by the plaintiffs following the dismissal of an appeal in an earlier case in California. The three instant suits, filed in May and June 2011, accuse Bayer...