Kardashians Face False-Advertising Suit Over Diet Product

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 7:34 PM EST) -- Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her sisters face a proposed class action filed Thursday for allegedly endorsing a caffeine-based weight loss product and participating in misleading advertisements about its safety and efficacy.

In a complaint filed in New York federal court, consumers of QuickTrim products claimed that QuickTrim LLC and the Kardashians made false and misleading statements about the product's effectiveness, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has said there is not enough information to show that caffeine, allegedly the main active ingredient in...
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