Class Certified In 'Lichi Super Fruit' False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 10:09 PM EST) -- A California judge on Tuesday granted class certification in a suit alleging the makers of Lichi Super Fruit misled consumers into spending hundreds of thousands of dollars by falsely claiming the supplements help users lose weight.

California Superior Court Judge Marsha G. Slough certified the class of California residents who purchased Lichi Super Fruit for up to four years before disappointed customer Sharina Martinez first filed the complaint against Bainbridge & Knight LLC in December. Martinez says that there is no scientific evidence that the supplements,...
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