Coke Suit Over VitaminWater Health Claims Survives

Law360, New York (July 22, 2010, 12:25 PM EDT) -- The Coca-Cola Co. and its Energy Brand Inc. unit have lost their bid to nix a consolidated putative class action brought by California, New York and New Jersey consumers that accuses the beverage makers of misleading the public about the nutritional benefits of VitaminWater.

While Judge John Gleeson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern of New York found Wednesday that the plaintiffs had failed to adequately plead their breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty of merchantability and New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act...
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