GNC Glucosamine False Ad Suits Combined In Md.

Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 7:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation sided with GNC Corp. on Tuesday and united a trio of class actions alleging its glucosamine-based Triflex dietary supplement doesn’t improve joint mobility or help regenerate cartilage as advertised.

A six-judge panel overruled plaintiffs in suits in California, Florida and Ohio federal courts and centralized the new multidistrict litigation in Maryland, a venue no party had requested.

Transferring it there will put the case before the same judge handling a multidistrict false advertising case against Nutramax Laboratories Inc. over...
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