Dentsply Can't Ax Suit Alleging Dental Tool Defects

Law360, Chicago (September 28, 2012, 7:08 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge refused Friday to toss a putative class action accusing Dentsply International Inc. of providing dental practices with faulty Cavitron ultrasonic teeth-cleaning tools, clearing the way for the case to proceed in the wake of last year's dismissal of a related suit.

Dentsply had argued in the motion for dismissal or summary judgment it filed in March 2010, roughly a month after the periodontist plaintiffs filed suit, that the complaint should be dismissed because it duplicated litigation in another case filed in 2006...
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