Philips AirFloss Buyers Shafted In False Ad Deal, Group Says

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Advertising watchdog Truth in Advertising Inc. urged a California federal judge Tuesday to reject a settlement that provides consumers with vouchers, instead of actual cash, in a class action accusing Philips Oral Health Care Inc. of deceptively marketing its Sonicare AirFloss plaque removal product.

The watchdog, known as TINA, told U.S. District Judge Marilyn L. Huff of the Southern District of California that the proposed settlement doesn't provide any meaningful or adequate compensation to class members who will merely get vouchers to use toward purchases of future Philips products, according to TINA's motion for leave to file an amicus curiae brief...

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