Ousted Olympic Swimmer's Suit Over Supplement Pared

Law360, New York (December 6, 2011, 6:00 PM EST) -- AdvoCare International LP on Monday won the dismissal of several claims from a competitive swimmer's suit alleging a supplement she took as part of an endorsement deal contained a banned substance and led to her ouster from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

U.S. District Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen in California granted AdvoCare's partial summary judgment bid on certain intentional and negligent misrepresentation claims, noting that swimmer Jessica Hardy had failed to show she actually relied on the supplement maker's allegedly misleading statements.

But Judge Nguyen did allow...
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Case Title

Jessica Hardy v. Advocare International, L.P. et al


Case Number

2:09-cv-01307

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Jacqueline H. Nguyen

Date Filed

February 24, 2009


Case Title

Advocare International LP v. Jessica Hardy


Case Number

2:10-cv-07405

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Jacqueline H. Nguyen

Date Filed

October 3, 2010

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