Plaintiffs Seek Cert. In Weight Loss Products Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (November 2, 2009, 3:42 PM EST) -- A group of consumers has asked a federal judge to certify three classes — each of which would purportedly consist of at least 10,000 people — in a lawsuit accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Zoller Laboratories LLC and others of making fraudulent claims about weight loss products Zantrex-3 and Akavar 20/50.

The plaintiffs filed their class certification bid in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Friday.

The so-called manufacturing defendants — including Zoller and Dynakor Pharmacal LLC — make tens of millions...
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