Lumina Diet Supplement Class Action Stays In Fed. Court
Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 1:23 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday refused to remand to state court a proposed class action alleging Lumina Health Products Inc. misled consumers on the efficacy of its dietary supplement Cell Food, ripping the plaintiff's argument that the case is "non-class certifiable."
U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler denied plaintiff Harold M. Hoffman's motion to remand the case to New Jersey Superior Court, rejecting his argument that his putative class action didn't meet the $5 million damages threshold to warrant federal jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act.
Hoffman, who also is a Bergen County attorney who appointed himself lead...
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