Class Cert. Granted In Fla. Enfamil False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 12:31 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has certified a class of Florida consumers in a suit alleging Mead Johnson & Co. falsely advertised its Enfamil infant formula, a ruling that marks the first time a consumer class has been certified in litigation over the product.

Judge James I. Cohn of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued the ruling Monday, rejecting Mead Johnson's arguments that the named plaintiff, Allison Nelson, is an inadequate class representative and that individual issues make the case unsuitable for class...
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