Cogent Ducks Fraud Suit Over Joint Pain Supplement

Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 4:16 PM EST) -- Dietary supplement firm Cogent Solutions Group LLC dodged a proposed class action Monday challenging the effectiveness of its joint health diet supplement Baxyl Hyaluronan, when a New Jersey federal judge ruled that the attorney who brought the suit did not sufficiently plead his claims.

U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton granted Cogent’s motion for judgment on the pleadings, finding that the plaintiff, Bergen County, N.J., attorney Harold Hoffman, had not sufficiently backed his claims under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, saying his prior substantiation claims were...
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