J&J Gets Claims Trimmed From Sunscreen Labeling Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 29, 2012, 4:42 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday trimmed a putative class action alleging Johnson & Johnson falsely advertised high-SPF sunscreen products as offering more sun protection than lower-SPF products, finding the plaintiff could not pursue claims involving products she did not purchase.

U.S. District Judge George H. Wu adopted a tentative ruling in which he said Guillermina Contreras could proceed only with respect to the particular Aveeno sunblock lotion with a 100+ sun protection factor that she acquired. The false advertising suit she filed in August includes...
To view the full article, register now.



Case Information

Case Title

Guillermina Contreras v. Johnson and Johnson Consumer Companies Inc

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


George H. Wu

Date Filed

August 17, 2012

Law Firms


Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.