J&J Met $5M CAFA Bar In Aspirin Suits, 8th Circ. Rules

Law360, Los Angeles (June 26, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson won a victory Wednesday when the Eighth Circuit sent three class actions back to Missouri federal court because the companies involved had met a Class Action Fairness Act requirement that more than $5 million be involved in this dispute over expired medications.

J&J and McNeil-PPC Inc., Pfizer Inc. and Bayer Healthcare LLC didn't want a Missouri lower court to decide the cases, which accuse the companies of misleading customers into thinking that common medications like aspirin and Tylenol aren't safe or effective past...
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