July 24, 2018 / 11:48 PM / 22 days ago

2nd Circuit asks for redo of class analysis in J&J 'natural' baby wash suit

A federal appeals court on Tuesday decertified a consumer class action lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson deceptively marketed its Aveeno Baby Brand products, ordering the trial judge to conduct a more thorough analysis of different state laws.

The unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals found the trial judge abused his discretion last year when he certified a class of consumers in 18 states in a lawsuit brought by a Connecticut woman.

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