Calif. Court Allows Steroid Class Action Against GNC

Law360, New York (January 21, 2010, 7:38 PM EST) -- A California appeals court ruled Thursday to allow a class action against General Nutrition Stores Inc., which allegedly sold consumers products containing anabolic steroids without a prescription in violation of state law.

The California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District reversed a trial court's decision denying certification for a class action against GNC for violating the state's unfair-competition law and its Consumer Legal Remedies Act.

Timothy Cohelan, an attorney with Cohelan Khoury & Singer, which represents the consumers in the case, said he agrees...
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