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Consumer Fraud Case Moves Forward Against Non-Purchased Product

The federal district court of the Southern District of California recently added to the growing body of case law on class action claims based on false advertising, breach of warranty and consumer protection statutes.  In Dorfman v. Nutramax, the plaintiff sought to be the putative class member and alleged that Nutramax’s statement that its’ Cosamin DS and Cosamin ASU (glucosamine hydrochloride with chondroitin sulfate) was: “the ONLY brand proven effective in controlled, published U.S. clinical studies to reduce joint pain,” was false and misleading. …

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New Lawsuit Over Alleged DMAA Death

A dietary supplement containing DMAA allegedly caused the death of 34-year old man according to a complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. USPlabs, LLC and Bodybuilding.com, LLC were sued on July 15, 2013 by the widow of Todd Battuello alleging the DMAA in OxyELITE Pro (product of USPlabs) caused her husband’s cardiac arrest. A toxicology report revealed the presence of DMAA. Over the last couple years manufacturers of products containing DMAA have been under increased scrutiny from…

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