'Lifestyle Lift' Surgery Co. Still Faces Class Action

Law360, New York (June 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Scientific Image Center Management Inc. has failed to derail a putative class action alleging its Lifestyle Lift facial firming procedure is considerably more painful and complicated than the company lets on.

On Wednesday, Judge James S. Gwin of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio refused to strike class allegations, deeming it premature to contemplate the plaintiffs’ class status as they have not yet formally moved for certification.

While there may yet be merit to the defendants' contention that the allegations fail to...
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