Walgreen Can't Duck Supplement False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge Wednesday stripped warranty claims from a consumer class action accusing Walgreen Co. of falsely touting the cartilage-rebuilding powers of its glucosamine supplements, but otherwise rejected the company’s efforts to trim or stay the suit.

U.S. District Judge Vincent L. Briccetti found that plaintiffs Rosemary Quinn and Alan Ducorsky had failed to provide a required timely notice of the purported breach of warranty, but refused to trim the suit further based on Walgreen’s arguments that the pair had failed to state a...
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