Bayer, Class Reach Deal In One-A-Day Prostate False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 12:07 PM EDT) -- Bayer Corp. agreed Wednesday to pay $300,000 to resolve a certified class action brought by Ohio consumers claiming the drug giant made false and unsubstantiated claims about the prostate health benefits of some of its One-A-Day Men's Health multivitamins.

The proposed deal caps off more than two years of litigation over claims that Bayer Corp. and subsidiary Bayer Healthcare LLC breached express warranties under Ohio law by hyping up the prostate health benefits of substances in the vitamins, including lycopene and selenium, without scientific backing....
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