Advanced Medical Optics Investor Sues Over Merger

Law360, New York (February 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Contending that a proposed merger with Abbott Laboratories is not in the best interest of investors, a shareholder of Advanced Medical Optics Inc. has filed a putative class action against the company's officers accusing them of fixing an unfair stock price.

On Tuesday, Advanced Medical Optics filed an amendment to a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealing that the suit had been filed earlier this month in the Supreme Court of California, Orange County.

According to the regulatory filing, the suit was...
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