Weight Loss Product False Advertising Claim Removed to Federal Court

Basic Research, LLC adv. Mary Tompkins, No. Civ. S-08-244 LKK/DAD, 2008 WL 1808316 (U.S.D.C. (E.D. Cal.) April 22, 2008) (Senior District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton) (False advertising)

Class action by California purchasers alleging false advertising about Akävar, a weight-loss product, was filed in California state court. G&A successfully removed case to California federal court, defeated motion to remand case back to state court, and obtained an order transferring case to federal court in Utah, client's home state.