Red Bull Can't Escape $60M Lawsuit Saying Drink Is Deadly

Law360, New York (May 16, 2017, 7:50 PM EDT) -- Red Bull, maker of the famous energy drink claiming to give consumers "wings whenever you need them,” cannot escape a suit claiming $60 million in damages arising from a man’s death from a serious heart condition after he consumed large quantities of the beverage, a Georgia federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Lisa G. Wood denied Red Bull North America Inc.’s motion to dismiss the wrongful death suit that claims 44-year-old William Jacob Wade of Savannah, Georgia, died from an aortic dissection, saying that...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lemley v. Red Bull

Case Number



Georgia Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Lisa G. Wood

Date Filed

February 23, 2017

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