3rd Circ. Won't Review Atty Sanctions In Fish Oil Suit

Law360, New York (November 23, 2016, 5:08 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday declined a New Jersey attorney's request for another review of frivolous-appeal sanctions the court affirmed after it dismissed the pro se class action he’d filed over fish-oil supplements, ruling in part that the lawyer is a “serial” litigant of such cases.

The federal appeals court’s one-page order dealt a blow to Harold Hoffman, whose lawsuit alleged Nordic Naturals Inc. misrepresented the safety of its fish oil supplements. Last month, Hoffman had argued in his rehearing bid that his case was ripe...
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Case Title

Harold Hoffman v. Nordic Naturals, Inc.

Case Number



Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3370 Other Fraud

Date Filed

February 11, 2015

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