Rite-Aid, Wal-Mart Can't Shake Glucosamine False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday stripped warranty and injunctive relief claims from a putative class action accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and others of deceiving consumers about the efficacy of glucosamine-chondroitin supplements, but left the bulk of the suit intact.

Plaintiff Robert Dorfman’s suit survived a bid to boot claims under the state’s Unfair Competition Law and Consumer Legal Remedies Act after U.S. District Court Judge William Q. Hayes determined that Dorfman had presented enough evidence to suggest that Wal-Mart, Rite Aid Corp. and Cosamin supplement...
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