Red Bull Puts Up $13M To Settle False Advertising Suit

Law360, New York (August 1, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT) -- Red Bull GmbH agreed Thursday to pay over $13 million to settle a proposed class action in New York federal court accusing the Austria-based beverage company and its U.S. subsidiaries of falsely advertising its energy drinks as providing more benefit to a consumer than a cup of coffee.

The settlement, which could potentially include millions of individuals who purchased at least one Red Bull over a period of more than 10 years, would provide class members with the option of a $10 cash reimbursement, or two...
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Case Title

Careathers v. Red Bull GmBh et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-00369

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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Katherine Polk Failla

Date Filed

January 16, 2013


Case Title

David Wolf et al v. Red Bull GMBH et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-08008

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

Katherine Polk Failla

Date Filed

November 12, 2013

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