Calif. Class Certified In Arthritis Drink False Ad Suit

Law360, Chicago (February 19, 2013, 2:04 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday certified a class of consumers accusing supplement maker Supple LLC of falsely marketing a beverage product as being clinically proven to help treat joint pain despite a lack of evidence linking its key ingredients to that benefit.

U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald granted plaintiff Arleen Cabral's motion for certification of a class of all people living in California who purchased the drink, called Supple, for personal use and not for resale since Dec. 2, 2007, rejecting Supple's argument that...
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