J&J, Wal-Mart Baby Shampoo Suit Survives Bid To Toss

Law360, New York (February 3, 2010, 1:17 PM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss most of a putative class action accusing Johnson & Johnson Consumer Cos. Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of selling baby shampoo containing chemicals that can lead to cancer, despite the companies' claim that the plaintiffs lack standing because they do not allege any actual harm.

Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey did, however, trim some claims from the suit Monday, including unjust enrichment and any allegations based on two chemicals...
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