November 2014: The parties in the lawsuit asked the court to suspend the judicial proceedings in the case because Schiff Nutrition reached a settlement agreement in another similar case (Lerma v. Schiff), and that settlement, if approved, would also settle the claims in this case.
December 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Schiff Nutrition for allegedly advertising its Move Free® line of dietary supplements containing glucosamine and chondroitin as providing various joint health benefits – such as helping to protect cartilage and improving joint comfort and function – without the scientific evidence to support such claims.
To learn more about the Lerma case, click here. (Flowers et al. v. Schiff Nutrition, Schiff Nutrition International, Inc., Schiff Nutrition Group, Inc., Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Reckitt Benckiser North America, Inc., Case No. 13-cv-09406, C.D. CA.).
For more information about other class-action lawsuits filed against Schiff Nutrition International and TINA.org’s coverage of the company, click here.
When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.