In this issue:
- FTC Releases Fourth Major Study on Alcohol Advertising and Industry Compliance
- Plaintiffs' Class Action Bar May Choke on POM Wonderful Decertification Decision
- In CFPB Endorsement Row, What's Good for the Goose Isn't Good for the Gander
- Excerpt from Plaintiffs' Class Action Bar May Choke on POM Wonderful Decertification Decision:
On March 25, 2014, Judge Dean Pregerson, of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, decertified a nationwide class of consumers in a class action brought against POM Wonderful LLC over allegedly false and misleading health claims related to its pomegranate juice. The decision provides ammunition for companies defending against putative class actions, write Venable attorneys Gregory J. Sater, Daniel S. Silverman, and Bety Javiszad in a recent post to the firm's advertising law blog.
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Topics: Advertising, CFPB, Class Action, Decertify, FTC, POM Wonderful, Wine & Alcohol
Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Products Liability Updates
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