Bayer Vitamin False Ad Action Gets Trimmed

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 2:00 PM EST) -- A federal judge in South Carolina on Tuesday cut claims from a putative class action accusing Bayer Corp. of falsely marketing its One-A-Day brand men's vitamins as prostate cancer preventatives.

Judge J. Michelle Childs of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina partially granted Bayer's motion to dismiss the case, nixing claims brought under the consumer protection statutes of 12 different states as well as a claim under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

However, Judge Childs gave plaintiffs the opportunity to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Spelman et al v. Bayer Corporation et al

Case Number



South Carolina

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other


Timothy M Cain

Date Filed

January 13, 2010

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