Results for "brain"

Subscriptions to BrainFM

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against BrainFM, Inc. (a web-based company that offers subscriptions for music streaming) for allegedly failing to adequately present the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers resulting in subscribers being charged without their consent. (Rivera et al v. BrainFM, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-1217, C. D.


Flintstones Healthy Brain Support Gummies

September 19th, 2017

August 2016: This lawsuit was voluntarily dismissed because the parties entered a confidential settlement agreement. December 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer for allegedly falsely advertising the Flintstones Healthy Brain Support supplement (a gummy, chewable supplement with DHA) as able to “Support Healthy Brain Function” without scientific evidence to support such claims. (Gershman


BrainStrong

August 14th, 2017

August 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. March 2016: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement in a false advertising class-action lawsuit against i-Health, Inc. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2012 and amended in 2014, alleges that the company markets BrainStrong dietary supplements with DHA algal oil –


Flintstone Healthy Brain Support Supplements

July 11th, 2016

May 2015: The named plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons have not been disclosed. October 2014: Another class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer Healthcare for allegedly falsely advertising Flintstone Healthy Brain Support, a dietary supplement containing Omega-3 DHA, as supporting healthy brain function without scientific evidence to support such claim. (Kaplan et al


Flintstones Healthy Brain Support

October 15th, 2014

December 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. October 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer Healthcare for allegedly falsely advertising Flintstones Healthy Brain Support, a gummy-chewable dietary supplement containing DHA. Specifically, plaintiffs allege that the company misleadingly represents that taking the supplement supports “healthy brain function” without


Neuriva

July 15th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Reckitt Benckiser for allegedly falsely marketing the supplements Neuriva Original and Neuriva Plus as “clinically proven” to improve “brain performance” – including focus, memory, learning, accuracy, concentration, and reasoning – when, according to plaintiffs, the company has no scientific or clinical proof that the products or


Quincy Bioscience’s Prevagen

June 30th, 2020

June 2020: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that provides class members with a 30 percent cash refund of the company’s suggested retail price for Prevagen products. Class members with proof of purchase may receive a maximum award of $70 while class members without proof of purchase may receive a maximum award


Prevagen Supplement

June 30th, 2020

June 2020: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that provides class members with a 30 percent cash refund of the company’s suggested retail price for Prevagen products. Class members with proof of purchase may receive a maximum award of $70 while class members without proof of purchase may receive a maximum award


Prevagen Dietary Supplement

June 30th, 2020

June 2020: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that provides class members with a 30 percent cash refund of the company’s suggested retail price for Prevagen products. Class members with proof of purchase may receive a maximum award of $70 while class members without proof of purchase may receive a maximum award


Quincy Bioscience’s Prevagen Supplement

June 30th, 2020

June 2020: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that provides class members with a 30 percent cash refund of the company’s suggested retail price for Prevagen products. Class members with proof of purchase may receive a maximum award of $70 while class members without proof of purchase may receive a maximum award


Bulletproof Cold Brew Coffee

May 7th, 2020

April 2020: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2019: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint adding allegations that the company misleadingly claims that the products contain “0g Sugar” without also disclosing that they are not low in calories, in violation of federal regulations. The amended complaint also


Ginkgold® Products

January 14th, 2019

December 2018: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court’s decision to grant summary judgment and remanded the case for further proceedings. Click here to read the decision. (Case No. 17-5261, 9th Cir.) February 2017: A federal judge granted the companies’ motion for summary judgment finding that plaintiff did not establish that she


Bang Energy Drinks

November 28th, 2018

A class-action lawsuit was filed against VPX Sports and its founder for allegedly falsely advertising Bang® energy drinks. Among other things, the complaint which was originally filed in September 2018 and later amended in November 2018, alleges that: The company represents that the ingredients in the energy drinks – specifically, Super Creatine, Branched Amino Acids


CVS Algal-900 DHA

June 6th, 2018

June 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed . May 2018: A magistrate judge concluded that the named plaintiff did not demonstrate that he would fairly and adequately protect the interests of the class and recommended that the motion for preliminary approval be denied. January 2018: CVS requested preliminary approval of a second amended settlement agreement


Nature’s Bounty Ginkgo Biloba Supplements

September 19th, 2017

March 2017: This case was dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. The dismissal was to allow plaintiffs to re-file in state court. November 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against NBTY, Inc. and Nature’s Bounty, Inc. for allegedly deceptively advertising that Ginkgo Biloba supplements will provide a variety of health benefits – such as


Minute Maid Pomegranate Blueberry 100% Fruit Juice

September 19th, 2017

January 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against The Coca-Cola Company for allegedly misleadingly labeling Minute Maid Pomegranate Blueberry 100% Fruit Juice containing DHA. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company represents that the juice will support the brain


Horizon Organic Milks with DHA Omega-3

August 15th, 2017

In August 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against WhiteWave Foods Company for allegedly falsely marketing that milks containing DHA Omega-3 support brain health when, according to plaintiffs, the milks do not provide the represented health benefits. According to the complaint, the milks cannot “meaningfully contribute to brain structure, function or health” because the amount


Nature’s Bounty and Sundown Naturals Ginkgo Biloba Dietary Supplements

June 15th, 2017

In June 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against NBTY, Inc., Nature’s Bounty, Inc., and Rexall Sundown, Inc. for allegedly deceptively labeling Nature’s Bounty Ginkgo Biloba and Sundown Naturals Ginkgo Biloba dietary supplements as providing a variety of health benefits – including “Support[ing] Healthy Brain Function and Circulation,” “help[ing] support memory, especially occasional mild memory


Prevagen Supplements

January 10th, 2017

A false advertising class-action lawsuit against Quincy Bioscience was dismissed in June 2016. The complaint, which was originally filed in state court in March 2015 and transferred to federal court in September 2015, alleged that the company advertises the products as “Clinically Tested” to “Improve[] Memory” by 7.5% within 8 days, 10% within 30 days,


Omega 3 Mood

July 19th, 2016

December 2013: A federal judge granted the company’s motion to dismiss, which the named plaintiff did not oppose. August 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Country Life, LLC and was removed to federal court in September 2013 for allegedly deceptively advertising its dietary supplement Omega 3 Mood. Specifically, the complaint alleges that Country Life



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