Supplement Co. Wins Partial Dismissal Of False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (September 8, 2017, 1:26 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday tossed a racketeering claim brought against a supplement company accused of misrepresenting the safety of its products, but kept alive a false advertising claim.

U.S. District Judge William Q. Hayes said Nutrition Distribution LLC has failed to identify at least two instances in which competing supplement maker PEP Research LLC violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act with its alleged sale of illegal peptides. But the court found that Nutrition Distribution sufficiently backed allegations that its competitor misled consumers about its supplements' health and safety risks.

"The court concludes that plaintiff alleges facts sufficient...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Judge Analytics

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!