Johnson & Johnson Wants 'Oil-Free' False Ad Suit Scrubbed
Law360 (January 22, 2021, 6:55 PM EST) -- Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. is asking an Illinois federal court to throw out a proposed class action alleging its "oil-free" products actually contain oils, saying buyers wouldn't use the definition of "oils" that the named plaintiff proposes.
In a motion to dismiss filed Thursday, the company slammed a complaint from Norah Flaherty, saying that while she defined "oils" in the complaint as any substance at least partly fat-soluble, that definition wouldn't be shared by reasonable consumers.
That criteria encompasses a wide variety of materials and ingredients with very different functions and qualities, including vitamins and silicone-based polymers, Johnson & Johnson...
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