Case management set Wednesday in Avon Skin So Soft suit

Amelia Flood Jan. 26, 2010, 7:24am

A case management conference is set Wednesday in a woman's product liability suit stemming from rectal bleeding and other symptoms she claims to have suffered after using Avon shower gel.

Plaintiff Darlene Fisher is suing Avon and Ann Fisher for damages in excess of $200,000, costs, attorney's fees and other damages.

The 2009 suit's discovery continues.

According to her complaint, Darlene Fisher suffered an allergic reaction after using Avon's Skin So Soft shower gel in April 2007. She claims the reaction included symptoms such as a rash and rectal bleeding.

She claims she had not used any other product that could account for the reaction.

Fisher then sued the company and the person who sold the gel, Ann

The case management conference is set for 9 a.m. Jan. 27.

Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth is presiding.

Darlene Fisher is represented by Susan Swartzkopf.

The defendants are represented by Steven Sanders.

The case is Madison case number 09-L-934.

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