June 1, 2012
Hyland's Homeopathic Cold & Flu Medicines Case Moves Forward
On June 1, 2012, Judge George H. King of the United States District Court for the Central District of California ruled that claims for violation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, as well as various state law claims, could go forward based on allegations that the safety and efficacy of Hyland's homeopathic products were misrepresented.
The lawsuit, Forcellati v. Hyland's Inc., et al., is brought on behalf of a putative nationwide class alleging that Hyland's and related companies misrepresented the efficacy of their homeopathic cold and flu remedies, which are "nothing more than sweetened, flavored water with only highly diluted concentrations of the products' so-called 'active ingredients.'"
"Judge King's ruling is a significant victory, since it permits our claims to move forward toward discovery and class certification," said L. Timothy Fisher, one of the firm's partners handling the matter.
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