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Quick Weight Loss Centers Weight-Loss Programs

October 27th, 2017

In May 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Quick Weight Loss Centers for allegedly falsely advertising its QWLC program. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the company guarantees consumers who pay the fee to enroll in the program will lose weight, when, according to the complaint, they also need to purchase expensive supplements for


Be Wary of the Loosely Regulated World of Weight Loss Supplements

January 10th, 2012

You’ve seen the ads – online, in magazines, and on TV.  Pop this “all natural” pill for easy weight loss with zero effort.  Those struggling with the roller coaster ride of weight gain and loss are often willing to try anything, and, unfortunately, the market is filled with bogus products that only work to slim


Smelling Your Path to Weight Loss?

December 8th, 2011

We all know that pixie dust sprinkled on and around your body can make you fly, so why not a magic tastant crystal that you sniff to lose weight without diet or exercise? (A tastant is a substance that stimulates your sense of taste.) Dr. Alan Hirsch purports to have created just that – a


Various Labrada Weight-Loss Supplements

June 19th, 2019

April 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that would resolve the claims against Naturex. According to the settlement terms, class members who have proof of purchase may receive $30 for each product purchased (but the maximum award for class members who do not have proof of purchase is $60 per


Sensa Weight-Loss Crystals

January 24th, 2019

September 2018: A federal judge denied the plaintiffs’ motion for class certification finding that they did not establish several of the requirements for class certification. The judge found that the plaintiffs may be able to fix the problems and gave them until February 21, 2019 to file a renewed motion for class certification. April 2015:


Nature’s Science 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia Weight-Loss Supplements

December 4th, 2017

In November 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Wellnx Life Sciences for allegedly falsely advertising Nature’s Science 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia dietary supplements. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company markets the product as a weight-loss supplement when, according to plaintiffs, it does not and cannot provide the promised benefits. In addition, the complaint


Akävar 20/50 Weight-Loss Dietary Supplement

September 19th, 2017

October 2015: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2015: An objector filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement. July 2015: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. February 2015: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising


Various Iovate Weight-Loss Supplements

November 16th, 2016

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Iovate Health Sciences in September 2016. The complaint alleges, among other things, that the company markets a line of weight-loss supplements – including Garcinia Cambogia Plus, Garcinia Cambogia Plus Gummies, Coconut Oil, Green Coffee Bean, Matcha Green Tea Plus, Probiotics Plus Weight Loss, Raspberry Ketones Plus, Konjac


Amazon.com’s Advertising of Weight-Loss Supplements Containing Sibutramine

March 18th, 2015

August 2016: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the District Court’s decision to dismiss the case and remanded the case for further proceedings. (Nicosia et al v. Amazon.com, Inc., Case No. 15-423, 2nd Cir.) February 2015: A federal judge dismissed this lawsuit finding, among other things, that the plaintiff waived his right to bring


Sensa Weight-Loss Products

January 9th, 2014

In January 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sensa Products, LLC for allegedly falsely advertising Sensa weight-loss crystals. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company’s advertisements promise consumers who use the product can lose weight without dieting when, in reality, the product cannot provide the promised weight-loss benefits. In addition, plaintiffs claim the company



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