Homeopathic Co. Beats Consumer's Sugar Pill Claims

Law360 (November 9, 2018, 3:22 PM EST) -- A three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit has sided with Boiron Inc., affirming its victory in a suit brought by buyers who claimed the company's homeopathic pills did not provide relief for flu symptoms and that the company falsely advertised the pills' capabilities.

The Ninth Circuit on Thursday found that Boiron presented adequate evidence to convince the jury that its pills worked as advertised and that there was no plain error in how the jury arrived at its verdict.

The suit, filed in 2013, alleges Boiron misrepresented the health benefits of Oscillococcinum in violation of California's Unfair Competition Law and Consumer...

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