Rawlings Says Bracelet False Ad Suit Lacks Specifics

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 1:57 PM EST) -- Rawlings Sporting Goods Co. on Thursday urged a California federal court to toss a putative false advertising class action over a rubber bracelet the company says improves balance and athletic performance, arguing that the complaint does not contain sufficiently specific allegations.

The athletic equipment manufacturer is claiming in its motion to dismiss that named plaintiff Stacy Orlick does not argue her fraud-based consumer protection claims with enough detail because she fails to specify when, where or how she saw an advertisement for the bracelet prior to...
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