Baseball Fan Cries Foul Over Player-Endorsed Necklace

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 8:07 PM EST) -- Baseball hall-of-famer George Brett has said his company's Ionic necklaces can ease pain, improve concentration and help recovery from fatigue, but a putative class action filed in Iowa federal court Monday alleges the products don't work as advertised.

The former Kansas City Royals player's endorsement led baseball fan Seth Thompson to buy one of the necklaces, made by Spokane Valley, Wash.-based Brett Bros. Sports International Inc., while he was at the 2011 College World Series in Omaha, Neb., according to the complaint. When the necklace, which...
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