StarCaps False Advertising Suit Can Go Forward

Law360, New York (June 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss most claims in a class action filed by Grady Jackson, a player for the Detroit Lions, and another man against Balanced Health Products Inc. and several retailers alleging that BHP falsely claimed its StarCap supplement was all-natural.

Judge Claudia Wilken, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, ruled Wednesday that four of the seven California state and common law claims could remain in the suit, rejecting the defendants' argument that the entire suit was preempted...
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