Manufacturing Defect Claim For Contact Lenses Isn’t Preempted, Magistrate Says

(June 2, 2016, 1:51 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal magistrate judge on May 31 said a plaintiff’s claims of manufacturing defect and breach of implied warranty involving contact lenses are not preempted by federal law (Stephen Money v. Johnson & Johnson, et al., No. 15-3213, N.D. Calif., San Francisco Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70808).

(Opinion available. Document #28-160623-001Z.)

Stephen Money purchased Acuvue Oasys contact lenses. While putting on new lenses one morning, he experienced blurred vision and pain in his eyes through the evening.

When Money removed the...
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