Fraud Claims Trimmed From Gillette Razor Blade Suit

Law360, New York (March 11, 2010, 5:57 PM EST) -- A federal judge has tossed two fraud claims against Procter & Gamble Co. in a class action alleging the company charged $1 more for certain Gillette razor blades than others that were essentially identical.

Judge John Feikens of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Tuesday adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation to dismiss the two claims, overruling the objections of the plaintiffs, who reside in six different states.

The lawsuit surrounds razor blade cartridges for the Gillette Fusion Power handle, which houses...
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