2nd Circ. Revives GNC Class Actions Over Ephedra

Law360, New York (December 15, 2009, 4:00 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has vacated a lower court order dismissing four consolidated product liability class actions against General Nutrition Cos. Inc., ruling that a federal judge abused his discretion by tossing the claims without warning.

A federal appeals court has vacated a lower court order dismissing four consolidated product liability class actions against General Nutrition Cos. Inc. over nutritional supplement ephedra, ruling that the judge abused his discretion by tossing the claims without warning.

In 2002, various plaintiffs lobbed class actions against GNC in state...
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