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Allergan Keeps N.J. Breast Implant Suit in Federal Court

Jan. 18, 2022, 8:13 PM

Allergan Inc. and Allergan USA Inc. can keep New Jersey plaintiffs’ breast implant suit in the federal court in New Jersey, following its ruling that jurisdiction is proper under the Class Action Fairness Act.

Naida Chipego and others allege that recalled Allergan Biocell implants cause Breast-Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, a cancer of the immune system that develops in the area around an implant.

They filed a proposed class suit in a New Jersey state court, alleging that Allergan concealed the cancer risk by failing to submit reports to the Food and Drug Administration and generally failing to disclose ...

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