Allergan Biocell Breast Implant Class Action Remains in N.J. Federal Court
January 17, 2022
HACKENSACK, N.J. — A New Jersey federal judge has refused to remand a medical monitoring class action involving Allegran’s Biocell textured breast implants, ruling that the Class Action Fairness Act’s diversity requirements have been met.
In a Jan. 14 order, Judge Brian R. Martinotti of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey noted that all plaintiffs are New Jersey citizens, and that Allergan Inc. is a citizen of Delaware and Illinois at the time of removal and a citizen of Delaware and California at the time the complaint was filed.
Lead plaintiff Naida Chipego and class members, …
- Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman
- Reed Smith