Abbott Gets Claim Cut From Baby Formula Bugs Suit

Law360, New York (January 5, 2012, 8:26 PM EST) -- A Louisiana federal judge on Thursday struck an injunctive relief claim from a putative class action over insect parts found in Abbott Laboratories baby formula, saying the plaintiff had failed to show she faced immediate future harm from the product.

Plaintiff Kathleen Brandner, who claims her son suffered gastrointestinal problems during the same period he was fed some of the recalled Similac formula, had sought an order prohibiting Abbott from selling contaminated formula in the future, and requiring the company to enact sufficient defenses against future...
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Case Title

Brandner v. Abbott Laboratories, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-03242

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Sarah S. Vance

Date Filed

September 22, 2010

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