WellNx Diet Pill Marketing Fraud Suit Survives

Law360, New York (December 14, 2009, 6:19 PM EST) -- Canadian dietary supplement developer WellNx Life Sciences Inc. and the manufacturers of some of its diet products have failed to have the bulk of the claims against them trimmed from the multidistrict litigation pending over WellNx's alleged fraudulent marketing of its Slimquick, NV and Liquid Hoodia products.

Judge Richard Stearns of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Friday threw out allegations of common-law fraud and deceptive trade practices and tossed a bid for injunctive relief against WellNx, Swiss Caps USA Inc. and...
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