Six months after the California Supreme Court lowered standing requirements for consumer class actions, a state trial judge has certified a class of consumers who bought contact lens solution linked to an infection that can cause blindness. A plaintiffs attorney credited the certification to the state Supreme Court's May 18 decision in In re Tobacco II Cases, which said class actions alleging consumer fraud can go forward even if not all the class members have suffered injuries caused by deceptive advertising.
Calif. Contact-Lens Solution Class Is Certified
The National Law Journal
November 18, 2009