Bath And Body Works Beats Faulty Air Freshener Suit

Law360, New York (October 18, 2012, 1:22 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday tossed a proposed class action against Bath and Body Works Direct Inc. that alleged the company manufactured, distributed and sold defective “Scentport” room fragrance devices, saying the plaintiffs’ claims did not meet the standards of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

Plaintiff Larry D. Wright alleged Bath and Body Works marketed Scentports as “the world’s most innovative home fragrance diffuser, with a state-of-the-art design,” but continued to sell the product after becoming aware of defects through consumer complaints.

But U.S. District Judge Dean...
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