Allergan Unit Seeks Dismissal of Former Supermodel’s CoolSculpting Injury Lawsuit
December 23, 2021
NEW YORK – An Allergan unit has asked a New York federal judge to dismiss former supermodel Linda Evangelista’s lawsuit alleging its CoolSculpting fat-freezing system permanently disfigured her, arguing she and her doctor were adequately warned of the risks.
In a Dec. 21 motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc. says before Evangelista received her first CoolSculpting treatment, she signed a consent form which listed paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH) as one of the risks.
According to Evangelista’s complaint, PAH is an adverse effect that occurs when fat cells treated …
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