Maidenform, Wacoal Face Class Action Over Slimming Claims

Law360, New York (November 05, 2013, 6:35 PM ET) -- Intimate apparel giants Maidenform Brands Inc. and Wacoal America Inc. were hit Tuesday with a proposed class action in New York federal court accusing them of falsely marketing their shapewear fabric as being constructed with minerals and nutrients that are absorbed by the skin and permanently change the wearer's body shape and skin condition.

Plaintiffs Christina Caramore and Michelle Martin allege Maidenform and Wacoal claim the shapewear fabric, produced by Spain-based Nurel SA — which is not named in the lawsuit — is constructed "with embedded...
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Case Information

Case Title

Caramore et al v. Maidenform Brands, Inc. et al

Case Number

2:13-cv-06122

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending

Judge

Leonard D. Wexler

Date Filed

November 5, 2013

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