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June 4, 2010 FindLaw.com Weekly Retail Newsletter
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RETAIL CASES

  • Rule v. Fort Dodge Animal Health, Inc.
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RETAIL CASES

U.S. 1st Circuit, June 02, 2010
Rule v. Fort Dodge Animal Health, Inc. , No. 09-1364
In plaintiff's putative class action suit against Weyth Corporation and its subsidiary, alleging that defendants had sold a heartworm medication for dogs without disclosing safety concerns revealed in initial testing and in subsequent use, a grant of defendants' motion to dismiss for failure to sate a claim is affirmed where: 1) recovery generally is not available under the warranty of merchantability where the defect that made the product unfit caused no injury to the claimant and the threat is now gone and nothing now possessed by the claimant has been lessened in value; and 2) plaintiff has suffered no economic injuries under 93A section 4. Read more...




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