Fila Attacks Class Claims In Toning Apparel Lawsuit

Law360, New York (July 14, 2011, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Fila USA Inc. asked a California federal court Wednesday to strike class allegations and toss a breach of warranty claim in a proposed class action alleging Fila falsely advertised that its workout apparel could sculpt and tone the body.

California resident Bertha Castaneda took Fila to court May 11, attacking the company's claims that its Body Toning System clothing could provide a 50 percent increase in muscle workouts and 41 percent more support than traditional workout clothing. According to Castaneda, Fila's very specific performance claims seem...
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