Greene, Broillet, Panish & Wheeler, LLP Release: Children's Motrin Is Focus Of Product Liability Lawsuit Filed By 7-Year-Old Girl Against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Claiming An Allergic Reaction To The Drug Caused Her Blindness
10/19/2005 5:09:37 PM
Sabrina Brierton Johnson, age 7, filed suit today against Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) in Los Angeles Superior Court/Compton Division claiming that an allergic reaction to taking Children's Motrin (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome) caused her to become blind and photosensitive. Her complaint for damages alleges strict product liability, negligence, breach of express and implied warranties, and deceit by concealment. McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals (a division of McNeil-PPC, Inc.); McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK); SAV-ON Drug Stores, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Albertsons, Inc. (NYSE:ABS)); Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH); and Ralphs Grocery Company (a wholly owned subsidiary of The Kroger Company (NYSE:KR)) are also named as defendants. Sabrina's parents, Kenneth and Joan Brierton Johnson, are acting as her guardian ad litem. She is represented by Browne Greene and Geoffrey S. Wells with the Santa Monica, CA law firm of Greene, Broillet, Panish & Wheeler, LLP. Sabrina Brierton Johnson vs. Johnson & Johnson, et. al., Case Number TC018540.