AMO Wipes Out Contact Lens Solution Class Action

Law360, New York (January 5, 2010, 4:37 PM EST) -- A federal judge has granted Advanced Medical Optics Inc. summary judgment in a putative consumer class action over contact lens solution that was pulled from the market after being linked to infection, ruling that the plaintiffs, who had not developed the infection, lacked standing.

Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday ruled that the plaintiffs could not show injury because they did not contract eye infections because of AMO's product.

The plaintiffs filed suit in June...
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